Meet the Team


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SUSIE ELMS
Practice Director, New Business

Susie’s Career in Architecture started out in 1986 at Chapple and Campbell, over time purchasing the practice in 2006. Susie has great knowledge of the construction industry and in particular her use of colours and Interior Design. Outside of work Susie enjoys travel, socializing, and tasting some fine wines. She is also very handy on the tools or with a paintbrush in hand.


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KAREN SMITH
Client Lead

Karen has been a part of the Chapple team since mid-2017 and is responsible for lead design and client liaison. She has 20 years’ experience in Architecture and is a valued member within the office. Out of work she enjoys her lifestyle block, spending time with friends and family, and is involved with local amateur theatre.

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JONATHAN JONES
Technical Lead

As an invaluable member of the Chapple Team, Jonathan has a wealth of technical knowledge, which he applies in his role as Senior Architectural Technician. When not working on everyone else's projects, Jonathan works on his own home renovation and enjoys pursuing photography, music, and following sports.

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JAMIE HUDSON
Compliance Lead

Jamie is an Intermediate Architectural Technician who started out at Chapple in 2008. When Jamie is not at work, you'll find her taking part in or watching sports, and when time allows sketching portraits.

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MASON HUGHES
Logistics Gymnast

Our budding Architectural Junior, Mason is learning 'The ways of the force'. He has a passion for all things sport, and especially talented as a representative cricketer, enjoying Sci-Fi films and TV to unwind. 

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Kate O'Fee
Practice Manager

Kate started in July 2020 after returning home from living abroad in Portugal. Kate takes care of all the business side of things and keeps everything running smoothly. When not at work, she is out exploring New Zealand in her campervan.