Todd brings more than 25 years of experience as an architect, business strategist, and planner to his role as Co-Managing Director of Gensler’s Shanghai office. He has a global portfolio of award-winning mixed-use and entertainment-based projects and leads diverse teams of architects and planners to foster design excellence. His focus on leveraging research and collaboration to spur entrepreneurial and creative thinking builds trust with his teams and clients alike. After practicing for more than a decade in China, Todd has a deep understanding of how to incorporate a global perspective that is informed by local concerns and values. Todd is a licensed architect in the state of California and an Executive Committee member of the American Institute of Architects Shanghai Chapter. He is a member of Urban Land Institute, Asia Pacific and a LEED AP BD+C. He received his Bachelor of Architecture from the University of New Mexico and his Master of Architecture from the University of California Los Angeles.