Introducing our team of highly dedicated experienced professionals specialising in all aspects of town planning and development.
Ian Adams - Principal Planner
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)
Nick Marshall - Town Planner
Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning
Having successfully completed a Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning at Griffith University in 2016, growing up in central Queensland (Longreach), Toowoomba, Hervey Bay and Brisbane, this has given Nick an excellent understanding of the varying planning and environmental issues that occur within different regions of Queensland.
Nick commenced his career working within Toowoomba Regional Council before becoming a Development Compliance Officer for Moreton Bay Regional Council undertaking concurrence agency assessments before branching out to private firms. Nick is passionate about developing & maintaining relationships with clients ensuring the best outcome for their projects.
Nick’s experience in the preparation and co-ordination 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 scales throughout South East Queensland.
Jamie Potts - Senior Town Planner
Lee Morrison - 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.
Shontay Reggars - Administration Assistant
Shontay joined The Planning Place in May 2017 as our Administration Assistant.