DEAN PATTERSON

Senior Social Sustainability Manager, Lendlease Property and Building`

Prior to joining Lendlease, Dean held coaching and administrative positions at St Joseph’s, College Gregory Terrace; Toowoomba Grammar School and was a Regional Director of Coaching for the Queensland Rugby Union for 6 years. Dean has also coached a number of state and national teams in the sport of rugby union.

After 20 years as a professional coach and administrator Dean joined Lendlease in 2005 in the newly created position of Sports and Recreation Manager based at the Varsity Lakes Project. During his 16 years at Lendlease Dean has held a number of national and state-based roles in social sustainability. Dean currently works across the Lendlease Building, Retirement Living, Urban Renewal and Residential Communities businesses.

For Dean, a successful Lendlease community is one that the neighbourhood planning, design and activation is undertaken in partnership with a broad range of stakeholders. This bottom-up approach means that residents have the opportunity to shape and lead the community they choose to belong to from day one.

DEAN PATTERSON