Jad Silvester is a Founding Partner of Silvester Fuller. Born in Sydney he was educated initially in Tasmania before completing his architectural education at the University of Technology Sydney. In 1999 he began working in the Sydney studio of Renzo Piano Building Workshop before relocating to the Italian studio in Genoa. In 2003 Jad moved to Basel, Switzerland to work with Herzog & de Meuron, where he led project teams in concept and schematic design for projects in the UK, USA and Italy.

In 2008 Jad co-founded Silvester Fuller with Penny Fuller. Specialising in architectural strategy, concept and concept implementation, Jad has contributed to the design collaboration of every project in the studio which span a broad range of project types and scales. Jad has sat on design excellence and architectural awards juries and lectured at universities in Australia and abroad.