The Board governs all EnviroDevelopment activities, including the certification and recertification of projects.
Sarah is a Partner of HopgoodGanim’s Planning and Environment practice, bringing more than 15 years of experience to the team in the areas of planning approvals, litigation and dispute resolution, and environmental legislation and policy.Read more
Sarah is Board Secretary for the Urban Development Institute of Australia Queensland (UDIA (Qld)) and is Chair of both the UDIA EnviroDevelopment Board (national) and UDIA (Qld) Planning and Environment Committee. Through her work with UDIA (Qld) and other associations, Sarah is a passionate advocate for balanced planning and environment policy.
With over 20 years of professional experience, Andrew has led the successful facilitation and delivery of development and infrastructure projects across Queensland in both the private and public sectors.Read more
Previously, Andrew has also held the positions of Executive Director of Development Strategy and Executive Director of Regional and Residential Development at the Queensland Government’s specialist land use planning and property development unit, Economic Development Queensland, where he led the facilitation and delivery of multiple award-winning projects and the implementation of development strategies throughout Queensland.
Andrew holds tertiary qualifications in planning and geographical sciences and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Graham Marshall currently works finding solutions for sustainable and affordable housing projects nationally.Read more
Graham has had a lifelong interest in sustainability, having a key role as Trustee with Queensland Trust for Nature (2004 to 2018) in conservation projects for endangered species such as turtles, cassowary, wallaby, and koalas, and currently Trustee of the Balance of Earth Trust and the Stock Foundation and previously having received the Prime Minister’s Award for work with endangered migratory wader birds.
Graham has degrees in Architecture and Economics, having received a scholarship to the LSE and has contributed to several industry taskforces.
Leanne Weekes is a Senior Associate in Minter Ellison’s major projects team.Read more
Nelson Wills is a Director of New Ground and is actively involved with projects as a Project Director.Read more
Areas of technical involvement have included environmental approvals strategy formulation and implementation, environmental policy development, ecological assessment and management, environmental offsetting, waste management planning, environmental compliance audits and construction environmental management planning. Nelson has a variety of experience in community consultation and liaising with government authorities, developers, councillors and various industry representatives. He is active in a number of technical industry policy committees and is regularly involved in consultation between industry and regulators with respect to environmental policy development and refinement.
Peter has been part of the urban design and planning profession for 31 years, and currently leads urban design service line for RPS.Read more
Tammy is a real estate lawyer with extensive experience acting for vendors, purchasers, landlords and tenants as the lead legal advisor in significant transactions involving high value real property assets, including commercial office buildings, retirement villages, marine and port precincts, retail shopping centers, resorts and hotels.Read more
James has more than thirty five years’ experience as a planner and is currently an Executive Director in the Department of State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning.Read more
James has also worked in the private sector as the Director of Planning for EDAW and in the Commonwealth and local governments.
Aaron has 22 years’ experience in the environmental field, including 19 years in an environmental consultant capacity.Read more
He has extensive knowledge of flora and fauna species and ecological communities, and has played an important role in providing advice on several projects in residential development, infrastructure, mining and exploration, large scale Environment Effects Statements, Environmental Impact Assessment, and strategic planning and design.
Paul is an experienced strategic planning executive with a background in landscape architecture, urban design, environmental and open space planning as well as project management.
Paul’s current role as Director Outer Melbourne at the Victorian Planning Authority sees him leading a team of high performing strategic planners and project managers focused on improved planning for new communities in Melbourne’s greenfield growth corridors.
Paul is a strong strategic thinker with a broad range of skills and experience in land use planning, design of the built environment, negotiation, presentation and management with a goal of making a positive difference through both innovative and practical solutions.
Starting with JBA in 2015, Mark is an expert in creating strategies that support local government, state agencies and large firms to set and achieve stretch targets in sustainability.Read more
Prior to his time at JBA, Mark spent five years managing the Sustainability Group at NDY Perth. This work followed an earlier career in construction and renewable energy engineering in Europe, South East Asia, America and East Timor.
Mark holds degrees in Engineering (Renewable Energy and Control Systems) and Science (Energy Management).
Lex is a town planner with 38 years experience in both the public and private sectors, and the last 22 years as a Partner/Managing Director with Taylor Burrell Barnett.Read more
He is currently President of the WA Divisional Committee of the PIA.
Lex’s primary field of professional expertise is in the area of Urban and Regional Planning; he and has many years of experience in the urban planning and property development field and has a high profile in both government and private sectors.
Lex was a member of the inaugural EnviroDevelopment Board of Management WA and has remained on the Board for the 10 years hence. His company, Taylor Burrell Barnett was also an inaugural sponsor (Supporter) of the program. He has also been a continuous active participant, either as a Councillor or a Committee member of UDIA for the past 22 years.