LEADERSHIP

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IAN HARRY MANN

FOUNDER, MANAGING DIRECTOR

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Design (Architecture) (Hons)

Deakin University, Geelong 2012

Master of Advanced Architecture

Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC), Spain 2015

Master of Business Administration

Australian Institute of Business (AIB), 2018

Harry founded Future in 2019, since which he has led both Australian and Cambodian architecture, engineering, interior and CGI teams to deliver both high end and affordable housing projects.

Prior to founding Future, Harry was a Project Architect at Fender Katsalidis in Sydney, Australia, where he delivered a range of urban design and architecture projects. Harry has been involved in numerous projects ranging from masterplanning to residential design in Australia, Germany, Japan, Thailand, the UK, Spain and Cambodia. He has led the team at Future since its formation, developing the projects, team and capacity.

Harry is passionate about entrepreneurship and innovation, bringing new ideas and concepts to his design work, applying Design Thinking to both architecture and business.

“Interdisciplinary design is critical to the success of any project. We must consider every project in its direct, local and global context, incorporating all stakeholders to achieve the best possible outcome for the built environment.”

 
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KENNETH TANG

DIRECTOR

CURRENT ROLES

Managing Director: Dynamic Technologies

Director: Urbanetic Pte Ltd (Singapore)

President: Australian Chamber of Commerce

Vice Chair: EuroCham ICT Committee (Cambodia)

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science (Information Technology) University of New South Wales

Kenneth Tang has been the Managing Director of Dynamic Technologies since March 2019. Prior to moving to Cambodia, Kenneth has had an extensive Business Information Technology career, working in multiple industries and across various countries including Hong Kong, China, United Kingdom, France, USA and his native Australia.

He started his technology career with Coca-Cola Amatil Australia in 1995 and has worked for Computer Sciences Corporation (HK and UK), AXA Insurance (UK), Scottish Provident UK and also has consulted to many Fortune 500 companies.

He began working in network and data centre operations followed by software development, management consulting, and data analytics/AI. Kenneth was born in Battambang, Cambodia and his family moved to Australia at a very early age.

He attended Sydney Boys High School and graduated from the University of New South Wales with a Bachelor of Science majoring in Information Technology. He currently is a board director of Urbanetic Pte Ltd (Singapore), board member of the Australian Chamber of Commerce (Cambodia), and Vice Chair of the EuroCham ICT committee (Cambodia).

“As a human and consumer, I believe that design, manipulation of space and quality build can create an environment where we feel comfortable, happy and yet energised, and knowing that it’s built to the highest standards, this is what future embodies and why I’m here.”

 
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SHO ITO

PARTNER, LONDON

EDUCATION

Foundation of Arts and Design

University of the Arts London, 2009

AA Diploma

Architectural Association London, 2016

Sho Ito is an architect and founder of Studio ITO in London, United Kingdom. He joined Future as a Partner in early 2021, and is responsible for delivering our projects in London. Ito graduated from the Architectural Association and has previously worked at Kengo Kuma Associates, Rogers Stirk Harbour & Partners and Alford Hall Monaghan Morris across the commercial sector.

He is a First Year Studio Master and a Diploma Technical Studies tutor at the AA. In parallel, Ito is a Studio Unit Master at the University of Westminster and the University of Cambridge.

Ito believes in the power of architecture to be able to facilitate and provide for everyone globally. Architecture should be the catalyst to engage in spaces and liberalise economic limitations, geographical restraints and democratise society. Through architecture, Ito attempts to design socially driven spaces for the individuals, families, communities, city and urban population.

“As a human and consumer, I believe that design, manipulation of space and quality build can create an environment where we feel comfortable, happy and yet energised, and knowing that it’s built to the highest standards, this is what future embodies and why I’m here.”

 
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