UDIA NSW Facilitators

Director, Inspire Planning
UDIA NSW President (2020 – 2022)

Stephen McMahon is a recognised planning and urban development professional with 30 years broad ranging experience and expertise in the establishment and management of planning and development projects and teams. He has been a member of the NSW Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) for over 20 years and in 2010 he was elected Councillor and has been a member of Council Executive, Treasurer and Vice President. Between 2020 – 2022 Stephen was President of the Institute. He is also a Registered Planner and Fellow of the Planning Institute of Australia. More broadly, also Stephen sits on Sydney Water’s Customer and Community Reference Group, Jemena Gas Networks Customer Council and the NSW Department of Planning’s Better Places Advisory Group.

Project Manager, Senior Trainer/Assessor, McMillan Staff Development (RTO code: 88187)

Ian Peters is an experienced Senior Trainer at McMillan Staff Development (RTO code: 88187). His relationship with the UDIA has spanned for almost a decade; training, coaching, and mentoring many hundreds of aspiring project managers as part of the extremely successful 18-week Certificate IV in Project Management Practice course (specialising in urban development) and 4-day Development Essentials Program.

UDIA NSW Guest Speakers

PremierNational & PremierState

Director, ASK Property Consultants

Special Counsel, Bartier Perry Lawyers

Director, Collins & Woolcock

Principal & Founder, Hoyne

Director Planning, Urbis

Deputy Secretary Development Assessment, Department of Planning & Environment

Area Planning Manager, City of Sydney

Associate Director, Altus Group

Senior Trainer, Altus Group

National Manager Approvals, Walker Corporation

Executive Director, Commercial Development, Property & Development NSW

National Developer Advisor, PICA Group

Director Design, Ethos Urban

Professor of Planning, UNSW and Associate Director, City Futures Research Centre

Regional General Manager, The GPT Group

A/Executive Director, Cities Revitalisation and Place, Cities and Active Transport, TfNSW

Solicitor and Planning Expert

Strategy Director, Hoyne

Account partner, REA Group

Principal, Robert Allan Property

Senior Account Partner, REA Group – Developer

Credit Origination, PrivateInvest

Portfolio Manager – Property Finance, Westpac

Principal, Bannerman Lawyers

National Training Manager, Altus Group

Development Director, Planning & Design, Billbergia

Independent Planning Consultant (formerly Director Planning, Canterbury Bankstown Council)

Head of Narrative Strategy & Copy, Hoyne

Interior Architect, Designer & Founder, Lorena Gaxiola + Gallies

Partner, HWL Ebsworth Lawyers

Partner, Maddocks

Partner, Sparke Helmore Lawyers

Associate Director, Ethos Urban

Principal, Urban Design, Hatch RobertsDay

Partner, Holding Redlich

Partner, Piper Alderman

Managing Director, Prudential Investment Consultants

Director, Trio Property Development

General Manager – Development, Colliers | Craig & Rhodes

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