Nigel Bertram is a Director of NMBW Architecture Studio and Practice Professor of Architecture in the Faculty of Art Design & Architecture at Monash University. Nigel established NMBW Architecture Studio in with Marika Neustupny and Lucinda McLean in 1997. Their architectural work continuing since that time has been widely published and awarded across categories including single and multiple residential design, small public works, adaptive re-use of existing buildings and peripheral urban design strategies. In 2010 Nigel completed his PhD through architectural project at RMIT University, where he taught for 11 years and was co-director of the Urban Architecture Laboratory research unit. He has been an invited jury member for numerous professional and academic architectural design awards, and has served on the Victorian Institute of Architects Awards Task Force Committee and Education Committee. From 2007-2010 Nigel was a member of the Sullivans Cove Design Panel, which advised the Tasmanian Government on urban design, planning and architectural matters within the highly sensitive Sullivans Cove precinct of central Hobart.