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Michael John Llewellyn-Smith

Michael John Llewellyn-Smith, Australian urban management executive. Registered architect. Rhodes travel scholar, 1962.


  • Llewellyn-Smith, Michael John was born on November 28, 1942 in Monmouth, Wales. Arrived in Australia, 1970.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Pembroke College, Cambridge, England, 1965. Master of Arts, Pembroke College, Cambridge, England, 1968. Master of Town and Country Planning, Wesley College, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1971.


    • Assistant architect Roy Grounds & Company, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1966-1967. Job architect Barnet Architects, London, 1967-1968. Architect, planner City of London, 1969-1970.

      Planner McConnel Smith & Johnson, Sydney, 1970-1971. Deputy city planner City of Sydney, 1972-1974. City planner City of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, 1974-1981, city manager Australia, 1982-1994.

      Managing director Llewellyns International, since 1994. Commissioner City of Adelaide Planning, 1977-1982, 87-89. Visiting scholar Department Land Economy, Cambridge University, 1984.

    Major achievements

    • Registered architect.


    When the Church as a body engages with political issues, it should follow the principles of Christian faith.


    The objective people wish to attain is not merely to be saved from something. God wishes his children to be saved to something.

    Denomination: Methodist


    Male and female have common humanity, having equal worth in the eyes of God. The erroneous notion that one gender is superior to another should be rejected.


    Fellow International City Management Association (vice president 1993-1995), Royal Australian Institute Architects (councillor New South Wales), Royal Australian Planning Institute (president South Australia chapter 1977-1979, contributor articles to journal. 1971-1990), Australian Institute Management (president South Australia chapter 1991-1992), Institute Municipal Management (president 1995-1997), Royal Society Arts. Member Royal Institute British Architects, Royal Town Planning Institute, Hawks Club (Cambridge), Royal Humane Society (honorary corresp.

    1982-1994), Royal Justices Association (justice of the peace since 1982).



    Bicycling, golf, theater, abstract painting, classical ballet.


    • Married Ida Jonassen, December 1, 1971. Children: Iestyn, Cassie.
    • spouse: Ida Jonassen
    • children: Iestyn Llewellyn-Smith
    • Cassie Llewellyn-Smith
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    Born November 28, 1942
    (age 74)
    • 1965
      Pembroke College
    • 1968
      Pembroke College
    • 1971
      Wesley College
    • 1966 - 1967
      Assistant, architect Roy Grounds & Company
      Melbourne, Florida, United States
    • 1967 - 1968
      job architect, Barnet Architects
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1969 - 1970
    • 1970 - 1971
      planner McConnel Smith & Johnson
      Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    • 1972 - 1974
      deputy city planner City of Sydney
    • 1974 - 1981
      city planner City of Adelaide
      South Australia, Australia
    • 1994
      managing director, Llewellyns International
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