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A selection of current roles and some past ones. Some full time, some short term clients, some pro bono. 

Brisbane City Council

Chair of The Lord Mayors Better Suburbs Initiative (since 2019).

ULI Australia

Chair of the ULI Australia's Brisbane District Council (since 2019)


Invited by School of Architecture & planning to help judge student projects in late 2019. Worked closely with Center for Advanced Urbanism's Prof Alan Berger.


Co founder in 2017 of suburban renewal research and public policy group. Remain as a Director.

APP Property & Infrastructure

Regional General Manager (FT) from Jan 2018 of property and infrastructure consultants APP in Queensland.

Texas A M University

Invited by Texas A&M to give a series of lectures and speeches to the real estate/planning fraternity of students and alumni in Jan 2019.


Invited by MIT Center for Advanced Urbanism and Chapman University to contribute a chapter to this global anthology of works. Published Princeton Architectural Press 2017.

new geography

Regular contributor to the USA urban affairs website hosted by renowned urbanist and author, Joel Kotkin.

Property Council of Australia

State Executive Director, National Chief Operating Officer and later National Executive Director of the Residential Development Council (between 1996 and 2008). Helped form a new Social Infrastructure roundtable in 2019.

Cockram Construction

Business Manager to start up Cockram Construction in Queensland. 2009-2013.

Brisbane Marketing.

Inaugural CEO of the newly formed Brisbane Marketing (2001)

Devine Constructions

Business advisor (consultant) Sept 2012 to end of 2013.

Federal politics

Private Secretary/policy advisor to Hon David JULL MHR, Shadow Minister for Tourism and Aviation


Director of Public Affairs/Research 92-96

Springfield Land Corporation

Consultant/advisor 2004-05

Australian Institute of Architects

Client for The Design Dividend campaign

Sirromet Wines

Chief Executive Jan 2008 - mid 2009

pdt architects

Long term client - business/strategic advice Feb 2014-Nov 2015

Calibre Consulting

Business advisory consultant from early 2013 to late 2017.

The Urban Developer

Helped out Adam Di Marco and his team in the early days of The Urban Developer with some pro bono advice. Terrific to see how much it has grown into a major industry publishing force.

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