Hamish Sinclair – How Smart is Smart Canberra

Hamish Sinclair will be joining us at the upcoming 9th International Urban Design Conference at the Hyatt Canberra from Monday 7 November to Wednesday 9 November 2016.

Hamish is a Research Fellow with the Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis and currently undertaking a PhD in Public Administration from the Faculty of Business Government & Law, at the University of Canberra. He is a former National Director and ACT Past President of the Planning Institute of Australia. He remains a Member of the NZ Planning Institute and is a former member of the Resource Management Law Association and Associate Member of the NZ Institute of Surveyors.

With over twenty years of international experience in statutory and strategic planning and land development, policy formulation and administration at all levels of Government and for the private sector, Hamish has extensive experience in planning system reform, estate development and planning processes. His technical interests include: tactical urbanism, urban and regional policy development, city and master planning, urban design, sustainability and urban adaptation, and strategic environmental and statutory assessments.

At the University of Canberra he lectures on Development Control and guest lectured on European spatial planning as part of the Urban and Regional Planning undergraduate program.
He has recently completed category 1 research on Coastal Urban Climate Futures in South East Australia from Wollongong to Lakes Entrance.

Hamish has won national awards for planning excellence for his work on the Coastal Urban climate futures (2014), the Griffin Legacy Amendments (2007) and a commendation for the National Capital Authority Consultation Protocol (2007).  Capital city strategic planning is the focus of his PhD research and fieldwork on the case studies of Abu Dhabi, Canberra and Edinburgh was completed in 2015.

For more information on the 9th International Urban Design Conference and to secure your spot please visit the Conference Website.

 

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