Mark Young

Executive Principal

Chief Financial Officer

Registered Architect


Mark joined Designgroup Stapleton Architects in 1986 after working as a Research Fellow at Victoria University of Wellington’s, School of Architecture, and as an Architectural Graduate in London. Mark became a Director of the company in 1990 and is now one of the founding Principals of Designgroup Stapleton Elliott Limited. He has worked on a variety of projects, including Educational Institutions, Religious Buildings, Office Interiors and Industrial Developments.

Many prominent companies and national institutions, such as WelTec, Latter-day Saints Church, Hutt City Council, Fulton Hogan and ANZ, have benefited from Mark’s involvement. His Education clients include Hutt International Boys’ School, St Oran’s College and Pukerua Bay School, to name just a few. He has been involved in many seismic strengthening projects, working through the decanting and health and safety complexities of clients operating in the buildings while work is undertaken.

Mark’s professional approach to creating and fostering a culture of teamwork ensures all contributions are focused on achieving successful, rewarding, and meaningful results. By working collaboratively with all parties, everyone is listened to and appreciated. Mark’s design experience, technical knowledge, and management skills ensure projects are delivered to standards second to none.





Mark Young