Abbie Galvin is a Principal of BVN and a registered architect with extensive project experience on award-winning public, educational, health, research and workplace projects. She uses her skills and experience across many different project types to challenge conventions, engage with users, and draw succinct conclusions to develop clear and legible built solutions. Her experience in design, documentation and administration goes across a diverse range of projects including public and educational buildings, commercial work environments, urban spaces, and in the preparation of detailed commercial property analysis and accommodation strategies. She was design and project director for the Taronga Zoo Upper Entry Precinct that received the 2012 Lloyd Rees Award for Outstanding Urban Design and a National Architecture Award for Urban Design from the Australian Institute of Architects. She was the design director for the $900-million Royal North Shore Hospital Redevelopment, which is the biggest NSW Health capital project in the history of NSW. She is a member of the Design Advisory Panel for the University of New South Wales and a member of the Industry Advisory Panel for the Architecture course at the University of Newcastle and has served as an elected council member of the Australian Institute of Architects, NSW Chapter.