National Executive Committee

The ACA National Executive Committee is guided by the ACA Strategic Plan. The committee works to identify opportunities and needs relating to the business of architecture. This includes exploring new initiatives, developing resources, and coordinating and supporting state and territory activities. 

National Executive Committee

National President

John Held (ACA – SA President)

John leads the ongoing strategic development of the ACA. John’s areas of interest include communication and collaborative practice models, particularly BIM. John is a director of Russell and Yelland in Adelaide.


Vice President

Agi Stering (ACA – NSW President)

Agi is focused on building communities within architecture, and on strengthening the ACA community in New South Wales / ACT. Agi is director of Sterling Architects.



Paul Viney (ACA – Vic/Tas President)

Paul focuses on the development of tools to assist ACA members to run effective, efficient and profitable practices. Paul is a director of FPPV Architecture in Melbourne. 



Robert Wesener (ACA – Qld/NT President)



Malcolm Roberts (ACA – WA President)


Steve Kennedy (former National President)

Steve led the ACA for five years from 2012–2017 and broadened ACA activities to encompass the business of architecture in accordance with the Strategic Plan. Steve is the principal of Kennedy Associates Architects in Sydney.


Immediate Past President

Kieran Wong