Phil Smith: President - Sunshine Coast Creative Alliance
  • Last updated:
  • 24 May 2019

Phil is an architect and urban designer with 26 years practice experience. Phil is passionate about promoting the value of creative enterprise and artistic expression as drivers of innovation, business, culture and regional identity. He is President of peak body, Sunshine Coast Creative Alliance Inc. and a director of arts services provider Creative Arts Alliance Ltd.


  • Co-founder multi-award-winning design firm Gomango Architects
  • Associate director (current) Deicke Richards – urban design and architecture
  • Project Leader (design) - Stella Maris Catholic Church (2016)
  • State Government advisor -  Herston Quarter Redevelopment (design) and Queens Wharf Project
  • The USC Seniors Infill Housing Research Project (2012 QLD PIA Award - Cutting Edge Research & Teaching. 2013 IAP2 Australasian Research Award)

Current board membership

  • Sunshine Coast Creative Alliance Inc.
  • Creative Arts Alliance Ltd.

Panel member

  • Sunshine Coast Council’s Urban Design Advisory Panel 
  • Past-chair of the AIA Sunshine Coast Region.