Timothy Horton

NSW Architects Registration Board

Timothy Horton is a nationally recognised contributor on design, innovation and city governance. As Australia’s first Commissioner for Integrated Design, Tim provided independent advice to the government of South Australia across design, planning and development in local, state and national policy, programs and projects.

Tim is the Registrar of the NSW Architects Registration Board – a statutory authority with a remit to register architects, inform the public, protect consumers and promote architecture.

He is an award winning architect with experience spanning the public and private sector in Australia and internationally. Common throughout has been a deep interest in how design shapes civic space, and can be a strategic capability for developing good public policy.

In 2013 he was the founding CEO of the Committee for Adelaide; a not for profit association of private sector organisations interested in the long term future of Adelaide and South Australia.

He has held positions as state President and National Director of the Australian Institute of Architects, and advised the Australian Government as a member of the editorial board for the Australian Urban Design Protocol and the Built Environment Industry Innovation Council. Tim has held Board positions on the Australian Urban Research Infrastructure Network, the Australian Design Alliance, the CRC for Low Carbon Living and South Australia’s leading craft and design body, the Jam Factory.

Interests include the intersection of architecture and design, technology and innovation, good public policy and governance.