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Bachelor of Town and Regional Planning (First Class Honours), Master of Science in Urban Planning Studies
Pat works to address social disadvantage and find solutions and innovations to policy challenges and issues.
Pat specialises in metropolitan and strategic planning, infrastructure planning and funding analysis, cultural development, regional and community economic development, development feasibility analysis and facilities audits and planning.
His contributions to metropolitan and strategic planning over many years in all the states and territories of Australia include economic and employment land studies; housing and residential market analysis; and analysis of potential growth scenarios for various levels of government. He is focused on addressing social disadvantage in urban and regional contexts and aims to challenge clients with new policy solutions and innovations for progressive change.
Pat’s experience with city-scale strategic planning includes direct inputs to various long-term plans for Greater Sydney. This includes his input on a succession of metropolitan strategies in Sydney, work as lead consultant on the award-winning Sustainable Sydney 2030 for the City of Sydney, and his involvement with SGS’s work on Melbourne’s North, Inner and Western metro region land use framework plans in 2018 and 2019.
Pat is a regular speaker at forums, has extensive experience in teaching and mentors SGS's junior team members. In 2015 Pat received the NSW Planning Institute of Australia President’s Award for Planning Excellence.
He’s a bad guitar player, keen music fan and in his spare time likes swimming and yoga.
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Education, Employment, Environment, Housing, Retail