Consultant Town Planners

Our specialist town planning team, based in Sydney and Wollongong, is committed to delivering effective outcomes in all aspects of the development process. We bring together an impressive track record of diverse experience from our talented individuals.

As a team we offer a recognised and reliable service across all development types and scale of project. Delivering outcomes, providing sound advice and assisting our clients through the complex planning process is what we are recognised for.

Jeff Mead

Managing Director

Specialising in all facets of the development process across strategic planning, various applications types, assessments for government clients and as expert witness in the Land & Environment Court, Jeff’s experience covers more than 18 years across USA and Australia.

Benjamin Black


Ben brings a strong understanding of development assessment and project representation experience from his senior positions in local government and with a leading national development company. He specialises in strategic planning encompassing LEP and DCP preparation.

Alison Davidson

Principal Planner

With a wide range of local government experience involving a diversity of development types that include high rise residential and mixed use development, commercial, industrial and waterfront lands, Alison’s expertise includes reports, applications, assessment and planning.

David Waghorn

Principal Planner

Having a vast knowledge of the complex development assessment process, experience in giving planning evidence in the Land and Environment Court and experience in presenting matters to local and regional planning panels.

Phoebe Jarvis

Town Planner

Graduating from Bachelor of Planning at UNSW with Honours, Phoebe adapts her academic learning to providing sound advice and providing high quality documentation to support planning submissions and assessments to government and private sector clients.

Fergus Freeney

Senior Planner

Joining Planning Ingenuity in 2018 as a senior planner with 10 years of local government planning experience. Fergus prepares planning reports, development application assessments and planning advice to government and private sector clients.

Julie Horder

Principal Planner

With considerable experience in the environmental planning industry, Julie’s work includes researching and preparing planning and due diligence advice. She prepares development applications for residential, retail, commercial and special-use projects for corporate and public sector clients.

Linley Love

Senior Planner

Providing planning reports, development application assessments and planning advice is core to Linley’s role across residential, commercial and industrial applications. She has over 12 years experience in local government in Sydney with development assessments and strategic planning teams.

Rasmus Altenkamp

Student Planner

Rasmus is currently studying a Bachelor of City Planning (Honours) at UNSW, and is undertaking his year of work experience at Planning Ingenuity.

Carolyn King

Senior Planner

Carolyn has more than 20 years experience locally, interstate and overseas in local government planning and the private sector. Carolyn has experience with many development types including high rise residential, commercial and mixed use development.

Jodie White

Accounting & Administration Manager

Jodie brings to the team an extensive administration and accounting background with an advance diploma of Business Administration. Jodie manages the general day to day administration, is responsible for all areas of Accounts and provides executive support to Directors.

Julie Barker

Administration Assistant

Bringing an extensive administration background to the team, Julie ensures the smooth running of the office and provides administrative support to the planning team.

Consultant Town Planners