PhD (Candidate) M.Urban & Regional Planning (Hons) (USYD) BSc (USYD), Cert. UK Planning Law & Practice MPIA, MRTPI, MAICD, JP
Sarah is the Chief Executive Officer of the Greater Sydney Commission.
Sarah is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Technology Sydney in the Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building. Sarah is Planning Institute of Australia’s current NSW Planner of the Year and also Australian Planner of the Year for 2016.
Sarah is also the recipient of two international planning awards including the Mayor of London Planning Award for Excellence and the Royal Town Planning Institute Award for Planning.
Previously Sarah worked as a Director of Hill PDA Consulting, a leading economic planning firm, and prior to that Sarah worked as a Principal Planner in London where she developed and led the London Borough of Hackney (LBH) Major Projects Team. While working for the LBH Sarah created a new planning authority known as the London Olympic and Paralympic Joint Planning Authority, responsible for the master-planning and approvals for the London 2012 Olympic Games and its Legacy. In turn, Sarah acted as a lead consultant for the London Olympic Delivery Authority on planning, design and environmental matters.
Sarah is the past President of the NSW Division of the Planning Institute of Australia and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.