Key People At The Heart Of Our Business

AIA,
LEED AP
"Never stop learning. People who like each other can be friends, people who trust each other can be business partners."

DAVID
PIPKIN

Executive Director
Group Director
"Never stop learning. People who like each other can be friends, people who trust each other can be business partners."

DAVID
PIPKIN

Executive Director
Group Director

David arrived in Taiwan as Project Design Leader for a major transportation project in Taipei. Within 2 years he took up the role of Country Manager for URSI building a strong design department which was acquired by Steven Leach in late 1990. In 1996 David became a SLA Group Partner and continues as Senior Director for Greater China for the SLA Group.

"Design is more than Art, it is also Science and it will Grow and Evolve too"

EDWARD
PANG

Managing Director
Group Director
"Design is more than Art, it is also Science and it will Grow and Evolve too"

EDWARD
PANG

Managing Director
Group Director

Edward relocated from SL+A Hong Kong, in 1990. Influential for establishing the design studios and the separate construction arm for SL+A Taiwan throughout its growth.

On a daily basis, he is hands-on involved with proposals and contractual arrangements for multinational and local clients.

"A good Idea is a good idea, no matter whom or where it comes from"

VIVIAN
CHANG

Senior Design Director
Partner
"A good Idea is a good idea, no matter whom or where it comes from"

VIVIAN
CHANG

Senior Design Director
Partner

A SL+A Taiwan longstanding member, she directs one of three studios for design and construction, interacts with clients; also, coordinates and manages vendors throughout projects of different requirements and sizes.

Vivian is scope, schedule, and budget knowledgeable for the banking, corporate, hospitality, and retail sectors. Adaptable, she develops new concepts for assignments, implements company standards, and services existing clients for renovations both large and small.

LEED AP
"Treat your customers like they own you. Because they do
(Mark Cuban)"

MAO
WANG

Director, Business Development
Group Director
"Treat your customers like they own you. Because they do
(Mark Cuban)"

MAO
WANG

Director, Business Development
Group Director

Mao joined SL+A Taiwan to steer marketing and business development and was instrumental in growing the office into a strong, diverse firm of services for corporate, technical facilities, retail and hospitality client.

Mao is key frontline project involved, with efficient and effective coordination skills for teaming the management, design construction with comprehensive service to complete the project creatively, within budget and schedule.

P.E.
LEED AP
CxA
"We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children. (Wendell Berry)"

SIMON
SUE

Sustainable Design
Division Director
"We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children. (Wendell Berry)"

SIMON
SUE

Sustainable Design
Division Director

Simon is a LEED Accredited Professional and a registered mechanical engineer (PE) in the US. Prior to joining SL+A in 2008, Mr. Sue was involved in mechanical design and green building design for various projects in the US, including schools, performing art center, higher education, commercial buildings, healthcare and governmental buildings. In the past five years, he was engaged in several LEED projects. Familiar with energy saving and indoor air quality requirements by LEED, Simon has great knowledge of LEED design and construction process.

AIA Associate
CAID, APHDA, ASID
"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.
(Steve Jobs)"

SUNNY
WANG

Managing Director
"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.
(Steve Jobs)"

SUNNY
WANG

Managing Director

Sunny was appointed the Managing Director of the Shanghai because of his talents, dedication to client needs, and broad knowledge in design, management, and construction design industry. He has lead significant projects in Hospitality, Retail Banking, Financial, IT, and Corporate Offices for some of the largest multinationals throughout The Asia Pacific Region. Sunny regularly earns a reputation with his clients of tireless dedication to their project and needs.

AIA Associate
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
(Colin Powell)"

BETTY
HSIEH

Director, Design
Group Director
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
(Colin Powell)"

BETTY
HSIEH

Director, Design
Group Director

Betty’s naturally strong creative design talents, excellent sense of color and knowledge of materials, superior personal management skills, and strong client relations have allowed her to grow from an assistant designer to her current highly respected position. Her ability to work with clients to solve their largest to the smallest problems has earned her positions in project where clients universally agree is indispensable.

"Integrity is the essence of everything successful, say what you mean, mean what you say."

SHARON
YEOH

Director, Operation
Group Director
"Integrity is the essence of everything successful, say what you mean, mean what you say."

SHARON
YEOH

Director, Operation
Group Director

Sharon started her journey with the Steven Leach Group in 1993 in the Kuala Lumpur office as the office was setting up presence in Malaysia. Sharon’s role included office administration, human resource and coordinating finance to name a few. In 2008, Sharon had the opportunity to work in the Shanghai office bringing her experience in the Group and today, Sharon continues her role as Director handling matters of Admin, HR & Finance.

"The story of each stone leads back to a mountain.
(W.S. Merwin)."

MARTIN B.
AXE

Executive Director
Group Director
"The story of each stone leads back to a mountain.
(W.S. Merwin)."

MARTIN B.
AXE

Executive Director
Group Director

Martin joined Steven J. Leach, Jr. + Associates Sendirian Berhad in 1994 with varied experience in design including teaching, consultancy, furniture and industrial design and management. He has resided in Malaysia since 1986. As Managing Director, Martin is responsible for the quality control of design and management for all SL + A projects.

AIA
"If you think you can or you can’t, you are deadly right!
(Henry Ford)."

JONATHAN
KIM

Managing Director
Group Director
"If you think you can or you can’t, you are deadly right!
(Henry Ford)."

JONATHAN
KIM

Managing Director
Group Director

Jonathan Kim is a competent Architectural/Design professional with over 20 years experience in Corporate Office / Workplace design. Jonathan is a managing director at Steven Leach & Associates Inc., one of the leading interior design firms in Asia. In 2002, He established Steven Leach & Associates Inc Seoul office as Managing Director and has been leading as one of Seoul’s most international Design & Project Management firms.

AIA
"2B or not 2B."

DONAL T.
COYNE

Managing Director
Group Director
"2B or not 2B."

DONAL T.
COYNE

Managing Director
Group Director

Donal is the Managing Partner of Steven J. Leach, Jr. + Associates Limited, Bangkok as well as a member of the American Institute of Architects and The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. After spending sixteen years in New York City and Hong Kong respectively as an Architect, Mr. Coyne assumed the role of Managing Partner of SL+A Bangkok in 1996. He has been now in Thailand for 15 years, all of which have been at SL+A.

"God helps those who help themselves."

NORIKO
KITAMURA

Managing Director
Group Director
"God helps those who help themselves."

NORIKO
KITAMURA

Managing Director
Group Director

Noriko has lead SLA Tokyo since 2008. When she encountered a various and rich office-design in the U.S., she felt that this design field was exactly she wanted to explore creative opportunities in her career. Since then she’s been enjoying by seeing rapid transformation of working environment, which includes advanced IT technology to the behavior psychology of individual and the group.

"The Soul never thinks without an image.
(Aristotle)"

TOTSAPON
KENNETH
WIBUNSIN

Interior Design
Director
"The Soul never thinks without an image.
(Aristotle)"

TOTSAPON
KENNETH
WIBUNSIN

Interior Design
Director

Kenneth, Interior Design Director of SL+A Bangkok, has over 15 years of extensive experience in a wide range of projects. His portfolio includes residential clients, corporate accounts for multinational companies and high-end retail design projects. He is responsible for developing conceptual designs on all our interior projects, working closely with design team to deliver the best solutions and design quality for our clients.

"Passion is my Energy."

DYLAN
THAM

Studio Director
"Passion is my Energy."

DYLAN
THAM

Studio Director

Dylan joined SL+A in 2002 as Senior
Designer, 2015 promoted to Studio Director, Leading three departments, my motto is to “Work smart and not hard”. To understand the big picture and strategize to achieve the best results.