Executive Committee

We would like to introduce you to LEA's Executive for 2022. The Executive meet every two months, or more frequently if required.

Marino Rossi


Marino is an Architect and Director of Thomson Rossi, an Adelaide based firm established 25 years ago. Marino joined CEFPI/LEA in 2011 and is LEA's current Chair

Chris Bradbeer

Past Chair

Chris Bradbeer is an Associate Principal at Stonefields School in Auckland, opened in 2011. Being part of a leadership involved indeveloping a vision for teaching and learning, building teacher capacity in order to raise student achievement levels, and having the opportunity to consider ‘what might be possible’ in a new school setting, has provided much of the impetus behind an interest in school learning environments. He is also a researcher on the current ILETC project and engaged in his own PhD studies investigating teacher collaboration in ILE.

Laurence Robinson


Laurence has been a member of CEFPI/LEA since 2007. He is a director of Brand Architects in East Melbourne, and has worked in the education field for most of his career.

Mark Trotter

International Director

Mark has worked on a broad range of project types for over 30 years, focus on Education, Public buildings and Health related projects has been significant in Mark’s career.

Daniel Smith


Daniel is the Managing Director of Leaf Architecture, an architectural practice based in Sydney that creates intentional, research driven designs. Daniel strongly believes in the power of design to help facilitate greater education outcomes. He is passionate about the impact of space in learning and is buildiing his career based on an indepth understanding of pedagogy, learning and space.

Dani Martin

Secretary + Mayfield Project Chair

Dani is an Associate at Hayball in Brisbane and has been an LEA member since 2008. She was one of the founders of the Mayfield Project in 2009, and continues her commitment to making learning more accessible for young professionals through her continual role as Mayfield Project Chair. Working as Communications Chair in two different Chapters and now sitting on the Regional Communications Committee, Dani has a passion for celebrating and sharing the work and activities of the LEA community and the positive experiences learning environments can create.

This page last updated: Tuesday 11 January 2022