John is a founding Partner and Director of Urban Strategies. John’s career over almost 40 years spans Europe, the Middle East and Australia in strategic, legislative, policy, urban design and development assessment roles.
He has appeared as expert witness in Planning and Environment and Land Court appeals and is an appointed Chairman/Referee to the Building and Development Committees. John has negotiated the planning approvals for some of Queensland’s most complex development projects and was an integral member of the Central Darwin Planning Strategy team.
John has been active in the AIUS, the PIA, UDAL and by maintaining an active professional development program, John ensures Urban Strategies is a leader in knowledge and implementation of sustainability, placemaking and design principles.