Russell is a Director of COX, specialising in sports, leisure and hospitality projects. With over 25 years’ experience, he is recognised as a leader in this field- providing advice to clients on various projects. Russell also excels in commercial and education sectors and is experienced in master planning.
He is responsible for many of the firm’s innovative sports and community leisure facilities including the Sydney International Athletic Stadium, the 1998 Asian Games Aquatic and Athletic facilities in Bangkok, and the Sydney Superdome at Homebush Bay.
His major master planning experience includes the Doha Asian Games site, and the recent Dubai Festival City in the UAE – the FFA’s bid for the 2018–2022 FIFA World Cup.
Russell has completed projects in Australia and internationally and has maintained a high level of industry participation through lectures, seminars and study tours. His projects have won many awards, including the IOC/IAKS Gold and Silver medals.