Sandy Anghie LLB BComm BEnvDes MArch. has 25 years’ experience across diverse fields, combining architecture and planning with legal, finance, commercial and governance skills.
Sandy started her career as a corporate tax lawyer in 1997, working in Australia’s leading law and accounting firms - KPMG, Herbert Smith Freehills and EY. Deciding to pursue her passion, in 2006 Sandy returned to university to study architecture, and in the past 14 years has gained experience in a broad range of architecture roles.
Over the past decade Sandy has served on a number of boards including The Constable Care Child Safety Foundation, The West Australian Ballet and Historic Heart of Perth Inc. She is currently a Chapter Councillor of the Australian Institute of Architects WA, an elected position.
Sandy was one of the founding members of the registered charity Historic Heart of Perth Inc, and has led the project since its inception in 2016. With the aim of revitalising Perth’s east end, Sandy has met and worked with hundreds of stakeholders and supporters across all levels of government, business and the community to drive positive change in our city.
Alongside work on the Historic Heart project, Sandy is a small business owner with her residential architecture practice, editor of “The Architect” magazine, official publication of the Australian Institute of Architects WA and “Meet the Architect” columnist for the West Australian newspaper.
Sandy is the recipient of a number of awards, including the 2020 WA Emerging Architect Prize in recognition of her leadership and contribution to architecture within the community, and the 2018 National Association of Women in Construction Social Responsibility Award, in recognition of her significant commitment to a social cause within the construction industry.