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WARE MALCOMB ANNOUNCES PROMOTION OF CHRISTINA KOLKAS TO PRINCIPAL, NAMES SEAN FUNG DIRECTOR, MULTIFAMILY IN VAUGHAN, ONTARIO 

VAUGHAN, Ontario (May 14, 2024)Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, today announced the promotion of Christina Kolkas to Principal and welcomes Sean Fung as Director, Multifamily.

Christina Kolkas brings 20 years of interior architecture and design expertise to her role and joined Ware Malcomb in 2017 as Director, Interior Architecture and Design in the Vaughan Office. In 2019, she spearheaded the business case for opening both the Toronto and Ottawa offices and was subsequently promoted to Regional Director. For the past several years she has led the growth and development of the Interior Architecture and Design Studios across Canada in the Vaughan, Toronto and Ottawa offices. Kolkas is also a member of Ware Malcomb’s Interiors Advisory Group, providing oversight on firmwide initiatives advancing Ware Malcomb’s Interior Architecture & Design practice.

“Christina is a positive and driven leader who has played a crucial role in the growth of the Canadian Region. We look forward to her continued leadership and contributions to the firm,” said Frank Di Roma, Regional Vice President of Ware Malcomb.

Kolkas is fluent in the office workplace, industrial, retail, government and multifamily sectors. She is a LEED Accredited (Cl & NC) Professional, a Project Management Professional (PMP) and is active in various industry associations, including CoreNet, SIOR, NAIOP, CREW and PMI. She graduated from University of Toronto, St. George Campus with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Architectural Design.

Sean Fung brings more than ten years of experience in Canada’s high-rise and mid-rise residential market to his new position in the Vaughan office as Director, Multifamily. Fung has managed a variety of residential projects from concept to production, including working drawings for permit, tender and construction. His experience with complex BIM integration has been a strong skill set while overseeing large teams as prime consultant. In his career to date, he has designed and constructed over 4,500 multifamily units across Ontario.

“We are pleased to welcome Sean and look forward to his contributions” Di Roma said. “His experience in the Multifamily sector and diverse knowledge base make him an ideal fit for Ware Malcomb as we continue to grow in this important practice area.”

Fung earned a Bachelor of Design degree in Environmental Design from Ontario College of Art & Design University in Toronto and graduated with a Diploma of Architecture Technology from Humber College.

 About Ware Malcomb (waremalcomb.com)

Established in 1972, Ware Malcomb is a contemporary and expanding full-service design firm providing professional architecture, planning, interior design, civil engineering, branding and building measurement services to corporate, commercial/residential developer and public/institutional clients throughout the world. With office locations throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Brazil, the firm specializes in the design of office, industrial, science & technology, healthcare, multifamily, retail, and public/institutional projects. Ware Malcomb is recognized as an Inc. 5000 fastest-growing private company and a Hot Firm by Zweig Group. The firm is also ranked among the top 15 architecture/engineering firms in Engineering News-Record’s Top 500 Design Firms and the top 25 interior design firms in Interior Design magazine’s Top 100 Giants. For more information, visit waremalcomb.com.

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 Ware Malcomb Vaughan

6220 Highway 7, Suite 300

Vaughan, ON L4H 0R1 Canada

905.850.4696

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