Melissa is a talented urban planner with experience across all stages of the planning process, from policy creation and advocacy to advising clients on site acquisition, design coordination and obtaining planning approvals.

With over 15 years professional experience working for public and private sector projects across Queensland, Victoria and the United Kingdom. She has worked across residential, retail, mixed-use, commercial education and infrastructure sectors.

Melissa is a strategic thinker and problem solver with the ability to build cohesive teams to deliver industry leading projects. She understands the important role of planners, to bring together a broad range of design and technical disciplines to deliver the best project outcomes.

Melissa’s diverse project experience: 

Springfield IDEA City

  • Springfield City Group

Caloundra Aerodrome Master Plan

  • Sunshine Coast Regional Council

Gladstone Electrolyser Manufacturing Facility

  • Fortescue Future Industries

Cross River Rail Engineering Assessments

  • Cross River Rail Delivery Authority

Major Road Projects Victoria (multiple projects)

  • Major Road Projects Victoria

Iona College, Geelong

  • Catholic Education Melbourne

Croydon Town Centre / Whitgift Redevelopment

  • Westfield Europe Limited

Westfield London Phase 2

  • Westfield Europe Limited

Westfield Milan

  • Westfield Europe Limited

Birtinya Future Investigation Area / Kawana Waters Town Centre

  • Stockland Developments

I am passionate about leading transformation of the urban environment in response to technological advancements, environmental factors and social change to shape our cities for future generations.