CATHERINE LOKE obtained her Bachelor of Planning & Design in 1989 and Bachelor of Architecture (Hons) in 1992 from the University of Melbourne. She has worked briefly in Melbourne & Kuala Lumpur, and in Singapore since 1993. She has been a Registered Architect since 1998 and partner in Lander Loke Architects since 1999. Catherine is a hands-on practitioner, and over the years has undertaken a wide variety of projects (residential, commercial and industrial), from design and documentation to contract administration and code compliance, as well as BIM implementation. Catherine was the First Vice-President of the Singapore Institute of Architects (SIA) for Council Years 2018/2019 and 2019/2020. She has served as Chief Examiner for the Board of Architects Singapore from 2014 to 2017. She regularly speaks on practice and building contract matters at SIA and has also given talks at the Society of Construction Law. She was a member of the Building & Construction Authority BIM Legal & Contractual Workgroup in 2013. She is currently Adjunct Associate Professor at the National University of Singapore, teaching architectural practice. In recognition of her contribution to the industry, she was awarded the Women of the Built Environment Award at the RICS Awards 2020 Southeast Asia.