Meet the Team Behind the Design

Damian Rogers AM and Darren Jones are the Managing Directors and Principal Architects at BPSM, applying a strong project management and design ethos.

Their complementary skills and experience drive a tight-knit and passionate creative team. This partnership has stood the test of time, contributing significant value to Tasmania’s built landscape, and the architecture profession.

Management Team

Damian Rogers AM

Damian Rogers AM

Director / Principal Architect

Bachelor of Architecture
Trade Certificate

Registered Architect: TAS, NSW, VIC, QLD, and ACT
Tasmanian Building Accreditation

Member of the Order of Australia
Fellow, Australian Institute of Architects
Fellow, Australian Institute of Building
Fellow, Australian Institute of Company Directors

Chapter Secretary, Australian Institute of Building
National Councillor, Australian Institute of Building
Co-Chair, Tasmanian Building Information (BIM) Hub Group
Examiner, Board of Architects Tasmania

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Damian Rogers has many years of high level experience running projects in his capacity as a Director of BPSM Architects, and possesses a broad range of complementary skills for application to the most complex of projects, including project management, master planning and design management.

Damian is one of Tasmania’s leading construction consultants, having started his career as an apprentice on major building sites in the mid 1970’s, progressing through to site subcontract foreman before returning to study Architecture at the Advanced College under famed local Architect, Barry McNeill. Damian joined the Australian Institute of Building (AIB) whilst working for construction company, Hansen Yuncken, in 1988, and has served as a Chapter Council Member, National Vice President, National Councillor, and today as Chapter Secretary.

Damian has also had the honour of serving as a judge at National Professional Excellence in Building Awards for 2014 and 2015.

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Darren Jones

Darren Jones

Director / Principal Architect

Master of Architecture
Bachelor of Environmental Design

Registered Architect: TAS, ACT, VIC, SA, and NSW
Tasmanian Building Accreditation

Associate, Royal Australian Institute of Architects
Fellow, Australian Institute of Builders
Member, Australian Institute of Company Directors

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Darren Jones has many years of experience running projects in his capacity as a Director of BPSM Architects. Darren has a close and long standing working relationships with many local Councils and businesses including continuing development works at the Royal Hobart Hospital.

As a BPSM Director, Darren is in charge of overall project management including; programming, cost control and procurement methods. Darren is also responsible for the companies IT systems and interstate expansion programme.

Darren has more than 21 years’ experience in the building industry. After graduating from the University of Tasmania, he went on to gain his registration as an architect, joining BPSM Pty Ltd at the start of 2005. He progressed quickly within the company, becoming a director in 2008.

During Darren’s time in the construction industry, he has been involved in a large range of projects throughout Tasmania, and brings a mix of architectural and development management skills across multiple project sectors. With his unique skills developed within the construction industry and architectural profession, Darren can offer innovative yet practical solutions to any challenging project.

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Shane Cox

Shane Cox

Senior Associate / Architect

Master of Architecture
Bachelor of Environmental Design

Registered Architect: TAS

Associate, Royal Australian Institute of Architects
Member, Australian Institute of Company Directors

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As a senior architect, Shane is in charge of overall project management including programming and cost control. Shane is a skilled communicator, and makes time in his busy project schedule to offer mentoring to the students and graduates within the BPSM team.

Graduating from the University of Tasmania in 1995, he spent his years as a registered architect building his skills and experience at firms in Tasmania, the mainland, and the UK before joining BPSM Architects as a Senior Architect in 2016. Shane has built close and long standing working relationships with numerous clients, local councils, and government departments across the state.

In early 2020 Shane was appointed Senior Associate at BPSM, delivering successful projects such as the $4.5M Kingston Health Centre development, and continues work on the $65M Crowne Plaza Hotel in Hobart, and the $1.5M Podium Office Fitout at Parliament Square.

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