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Eric Phillips, AIA

As partner-in-charge of NBBJ’s Shanghai and Hong Kong offices, Eric Phillips, AIA, oversees day-to-day business operations, manages business development opportunities and guides the long-term growth strategy for the office. In addition, he serves as a member of the firm’s corporate & commercial strategy team and a regional market leader in Asia. In these positions, Eric helps guide NBBJ’s global practice strategies.

Eric’s work includes the design of corporate headquarters, large scale mixed-use developments, five star hotels, high-end residential buildings and higher education projects. His leadership is defined by a command of design excellence and passion for high quality delivery. As represented in his projects, Eric approaches his work with a rigorous and collaborative design process that is centered on ensuring that client aspirations connect directly with high performance design outcomes.

In addition to his duties at NBBJ, Eric is an active participant in the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Council of Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH). He has also served as a visiting professor of architecture at Tongji University in Shanghai and adjunct professor of interior design at the Seattle Art Institute and Bellevue College. Eric is a frequent speaker at leading design events, conferences and summits throughout Asia. He has been a member of the advisory panel for Marcus Evans Asia since 2015.


Big Data & Analytics Summit, Featured Speaker, Beijing, 2015

Chief Strategy Officer Summit, Featured Speaker, Shanghai, 2015

WorkTech, Featured Speaker, Singapore, 2015

Mixed Use Development Conference, Featured Speaker, Singapore, 2015

Big Data & Analytics Summit, Featured Speaker, Hong Kong, 2015