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Sean Byrne

Sean Byrne is group director – Retail & Commercial at ThomsonAdsett. Sean is a talented designer with over 18 years’ professional experience in Canada, China, Dubai, and Germany prior to relocating to Australia. His principal expertise lies in the retail/commercial and master planning sectors. He also has had experience in a wide variety of other projects including mixed-use, education, hospitality, transport and residential developments. He has extensive refurbishment experience. Sean is highly experienced in developing the design style and vision statement for the architecture of retail projects. He has a strong understanding of tenancy fitout design and operation due to his personal running of a retail business.

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