Philip has 25 years plus urban planning experience in government and industry.  His skills include project and team leadership, development assessment, statutory planning, social impact assessment, building approval processes and strategic planning (housing, urban design and plan making). He prepared a precursor to now well accepted secondary dwelling controls for the then South Sydney Council’s 1997 DCP and the City of Sydney’s first Trading Hours policy in 2001.
His core expertise is in statutory urban planning - having held senior and management positions at Randwick, the City of Sydney and Waverley Councils.  Philip has extensive experience in the NSW Land and Environment Court acting for applicants and respondents.
Philip has guest lectured at the UNSW School of Architecture and published in the areas of local government reform and planning policy.  His academic interest is the political economy of urban planning.  He has practical planning skills and first-hand experience with the complex web of legislation, authorities and personalities that urban planning projects must navigate in NSW.  Philip believes in the creative force of cities.



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