100 Women in Property
Participant Biographies 

Carolyn Solley, Senior Associate - Hassell Pty Ltd

SPONSOR: Kirsti Simpson, Principal -Hassell Pty Ltd

Carolyn Solley

Carolyn is a Senior Associate at HASSELL and Practice Leader for Interior Design. Carolyn has over 15 years’ experience in property and design and has led a number of influential, creative commercial projects across Australia and Asia. Carolyn has a keen interest in commercial design, with a special focus on workplace strategy for banking and trading environments which she discovered as a passion working in Hong Kong. Carolyn immerses herself in projects and gets a thrill out of visiting organisations after project completion to see how a workplace can help form behaviours and foster a sense of well-being. She recently delivered a presentation on agile working to the Property Council of Australia breakfast series. Carolyn is experienced in mentoring young designers, managing teams, workshop delivery, client liaison, brief formulation and space planning design. More recently, Carolyn has developed an enthusiasm for designing and delivering creative retail and hospitality projects.