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Yvonne von Hartel AM

Yvonne von Hartel - SMART Advisory Council

Principal – peckvonhartel

Yvonne von Hartel AM is a Founding Principal of the award-winning national architectural and urban design practice, peckvonhartel. Yvonne is chair of the Victorian Skills Commission and a director of ConnectEast, the concessionaire of the 40km Eastlink.

She previously served as chair of the Sustainability in Buildings Standards Coordination Group of Standards Australia, as chair of the Victorian Design Advisory Council, and as a director of the Tourism and Transport Forum. Since 2001, Yvonne has been a Trustee of the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

During her career, Yvonne has taught both full time and part time at the school of Architecture at the University of Melbourne. She has served on a number of Government Boards, trusts and industry advisory bodies.

In 2007, Yvonne was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia for ‘services to architecture, design and building through involvement with a range of professional organisations, to the promotion of women in business, and to the community’.

Yvonne graduated from the University of Melbourne with Honours in Architecture and is a Life Fellow of the Australian Institute of Architects (LFAIA).

Last reviewed: 16 November, 2017