MEET THE TEAM
Introducing our team of highly dedicated experienced professionals specialising in all aspects of town planning and development.
Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning
Graduate Diploma of Management
Ian has over twenty-six (26) years experience in Urban & Regional Planning, having worked with both Local Councils and private consultancy firms. Ian was established as an accredited consultant for Brisbane City Council, RiskSMART program for fast-tracked development approvals in 2008. He is also an accredited consultant for Logan City Council for RiskSMART assessment of development applications. In 2015 he was accredited by Brisbane City Council as a SealSMART consultant to fast track compliance assessment and survey plan sealing.
Ian has extensive experience in the evaluation of development potential and planning scheme requirements, has high level project management skills and is able to undertake development feasibilities and due diligence. Ian also has a strong track record in the achievement of approvals for Residential, Industrial, Commercial and mixed use development proposals.
Ian has substantial experience in negotiation to achieve positive outcomes for his clients, as an expert witness in planning and environment court appeals, extensive knowledge with the administration of planning and development related legislations.
Certified Practicing Planner (CPP 4947R)
Planning Institute of Aust (1995)
Senior Town Planner
Bachelor of Built Environment (Urban & Regional Planning) Graduate Diploma of Environmental Management
Bachelor of Regional and Town Planning (Honours)
Having successfully completed a Bachelor of Regional and Town Planning with Honours at the University of Queensland, Andrew commenced his career preparing applications and referrals, providing development and planning advice across a diverse range of development fields, this experience has helped Andrew develop a thorough knowledge of Queensland’s planning processes and policies across its many Council’s.
Andrew joined the team at The Planning Place in February 2017 and has been successfully completing work on a broad range of development applications for our clients, and has a keen interest in developing his knowledge in the areas of plan sealing & project management, with the view to obtaining his SealSMART Accreditation.
Andrew’s experience in the preparation and coordination of development applications has seen him successfully deliver positive outcomes for clients on a range of residential, commercial, industrial, community and subdivision projects of varying scale throughout South East Queensland.
Business & Accounts Manager
Lee joined The Planning Place in August 2004. Lee is our Business and Accounts Manager for the firm looking after all quality assurance and business systems, accounts payable and receivable, payroll, debt collection, and bookkeeping. She also ensures workplace health and safety measures and other business reporting requirements are met by the firm.