Alison Brown is an astute Urban Planner with more than two decades’ experience.

She joined Urbis in 2014 after a career in town planning and tourism property advisory, and helps clients in the public and private sectors resolve complex and challenging planning issues. Alison has a Master of Planning and Bachelor of Management (Tourism).

At Urbis, Alison works with clients on development opportunities, site selection, due diligence and approval strategies. She also works closely with Urbis’ property economists, urban designers and real estate advisors to help clients realise the optimum value for their property. Retail and town centres are a particular area of interest.

Alison’s recent highlights include her work on Sydney Science Park at Luddenham and Rouse Hill Town Centre; helping a major bank select sites and evaluate proposals for two new head office facilities; and providing advice to government on planning and regulatory frameworks.

I love to critically appraise and analyse – I don’t tend to take things at face value.