Dianne Knott is a stakeholder engagement, communications and change management strategist, with close to 20 years’ experience in the consulting, corporate and government sectors.

Dianne has deep expertise in land use and infrastructure planning and delivery. She specialises in designing and delivering multi-stakeholder engagement to realise project approvals in contested environments.

She is a trusted advisor to government, having worked closely with senior executives in UrbanGrowth NSW, Greater Sydney Commission, NSW Department of Planning and Environment, NSW Health Infrastructure, and Infrastructure Australia.

She also lectures in stakeholder engagement in the Masters of Planning program at the University of Technology Sydney.

Projects Dianne has been involved with include: 

  • Westmead Innovation District, masterplan engagement – Sydney University and NSW Health (with Cox Architecture)
  • Waterloo masterplan, visioning – Land and Housing Corporation
  • District Plans, public engagement – Greater Sydney Commission
  • The Bays Precinct, Newcastle, Parramatta Road and Parramatta North Urban Transformation Projects, public engagement – UrbanGrowth NSW

I am skilled at working in complex and uncertain public environments to find mutually-beneficial outcomes for my clients and the communities in which they operate.