The Urban Development Institute of Australia’s NSW Committee program plays a significant part in UDIA’s NSW Policy Development and Advocacy. Every year UDIA reconstitutes Committee membership to ensure the best advisers available to create a better operating environment for the development industry.
We are delighted to announce that staff from APP’s Urban Development team have been appointed to UDIA NSW 2020 committees.
Simon Kinsey, Project Director, has been appointed to the ‘Infrastructure’ Committee
The Infrastructure Committee exists to support the efficient planning and delivery of infrastructure in Sydney, with a focus on catalytic and social infrastructure the committee reviews policy barriers, as well as funding mechanisms for infrastructure.
Mark Gethings, Project Manager, has been appointed to the ‘Smart Cities and Sustainable Built Environment’ Committee
The Smart Cities and Sustainable Built Environment Committee recognises the smart city agenda continues to grow in scope and now with all levels of government seeking to embrace ‘smart’ in various dimensions. The Committee will pursue a leadership and innovation role in the promotion of excellence in smart cities and sustainable urban development outcomes.
Sarah Thompson, Project Manager, has been appointed to the ‘Urban Development’ Committee
The Urban Development Committee is focussed on improving the development in existing parts of the city, including urban renewal and regeneration, apartments, mixed-use, and introducing the Missing Middle. The committee advocates for giving the industry the flexibility to innovate and achieve affordability in the urban environment.
Ziwar Al-Sattouf, Assistant Project Manager, has been appointed to the ‘Young Leaders’ Committee
The Young Leaders Committee develops future leaders for the industry, aiming to support the development of the Young Leaders in the Committee by providing a networking forum with honest conversations, supporting broader impact through policy and research publications.
Congratulations Simon, Mark, Sarah and Ziwar.