Our Team

Davina Bester

Davina Bester
Managing Director

Davina is an accomplished architect, interior designer and a qualified builder with 18 years’ experience in commercial and residential projects.

Davina is the Managing Director and Founder of Milieu Creative, an established architecture and interior design practice founded in 2010. Davina has grown Milieu Creative to become a studio of 24 respected industry professionals with a drive for excellence and a down-to-earth nature to deliver in every aspect to our clients.

Davina has a strong work-ethic, perfectionist eye for detail, a considered intuitive approach to design and a caring people-focused nature that achieves the best outcomes for the client. Strong, stead-fast and balanced communication skills combined with an ability to consistently achieve the strategic brief of the client has ensured Davina has an industry reputation for delivering exceptional design realised into an uncompromised construction outcome.

Prior to Milieu, Davina worked at HASSELL Studio as an Associate, leading design projects in Perth, Singapore, Hong Kong and Bangkok; and in the UK at KSS Design Group in education, healthcare and retail design.

Patrick Hollingworth

Patrick Hollingworth
Development Director

Patrick is a property development and construction specialist with 15 years’ experience across a multitude of project disciplines. Patrick’s experience has seen him deliver a number of city shaping projects such as the Raine Square redevelopment, Kings Square commercial towers and 555 Collins Street, Melbourne. His commercial experience has allowed him to develop a unique and broad skill set across all aspects of project identification and conversion including commercial analysis, planning and approvals, design management, contract negotiation, delivery and project management, sales negotiation and marketing.

Patrick’s ability to apply commercial standards of delivery to our projects adds a skillset and expertise that sets Milieu Creative apart. By leveraging in-house property development and delivery management skills, Milieu Creative are able to optimise project outcomes and achieve maximized value for their clients.