Principal Stephen Middleton promoted to Health and Sciences Sector Lead

Jasmax is pleased to announce that Principal Stephen Middleton has been promoted to Health and Sciences Sector Lead. Based in the Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland studio, Stephen has been a valued team member at Jasmax for over 20 years. One of Aotearoa New Zealand’s leading experts in health and research design, Stephen also brings unparalleled expertise in transformational masterplanning.

Stephen’s portfolio includes multiple ground-breaking projects. As Project Director, he led the design of the University of Auckland's Grafton Campus redevelopment, dedicated to the Faculty of Medical Health and Sciences (2006-2020), including the Park West (B507) and Boyle Buildings. He also led the design of the Ernest Rutherford and Beatrice Tinsley Buildings as part of the Rutherford Regional Science and Innovation Centre at the University of Canterbury (2013-2019).

This promotion reflects Stephen’s significant influence and leadership in the design of complex, technical projects across Aotearoa New Zealand. His dedication and proactive leadership style have resulted in long-standing relationships with clients in the property sector and across the wider construction industry. 

“With an unparalleled track record that spans campus masterplanning, specialist teaching and research facilities, clinical environments, and large-scale hub facilities, Stephen has made an outstanding contribution to the furtherment of academic research and innovation in Aotearoa New Zealand,” says CEO Sjoerd Post.

Stephen will lead specialist teams in the design of major science facilities, hospital and health campus redevelopments and a wide range of public and private healthcare projects, while maintaining his involvement in the tertiary education sector. Under Stephen’s leadership, Jasmax will be well placed to ensure design innovation is leveraged across these aligned sectors.

Jasmax's Health and Science team is dedicated to advancing the design of exciting, dynamic environments to support the work of New Zealand’s brightest minds, alongside advancing design that provides a human-centred focus on well-being and high-quality care for those at their most vulnerable.

Principal Stephen Middleton