Grad. Dip. Environmental Management (Charles Sturt)
Master of Design (RMIT)
Paul Osmond has been engaged with sustainable development since the 1980s, both in practice and more recently, through teaching and research. He joined the Built Environment Faculty in 2010, from his previous position as manager of the former UNSW Environment Unit where he was accountable for development and implementation of the University’s Environmental Management Plan. Prior to this role, Paul worked in local government, where he was responsible for the delivery of a variety of pioneering environmental management, landscape and urban design programs and projects. His professional background includes experience in consultancy, forestry, freelance journalism and the metal industry. Paul has qualifications in applied science, environmental management and landscape design. His PhD research focused on methods for evaluation and design of sustainable urban form.
Paul is the University's representative to the Green Building Council of Australia, and sits on the editorial boards of the journals Urban Morphology, Urban Planning and Architecture. He is a Certified Environmental Practitioner, Practitioner member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment, Registered Environmental Auditor, Green Star Accredited Professional, Fitwel ‘Ambassador’ and a member of the International Association for Urban Climate Member and the International Ecological Engineering Society.