Tim Norton is an Urban Planner with four years professional experience of working in the property industry.
At Hansen, Tim manages a variety of development applications on behalf of clients and also conducts
strategic planning policy research and review, and creates development feasibility / due diligence reports.
Tim’s experience gained both in Australia and in the United Kingdom spans a variety of sectors including residential, commercial, retail and energy. This has included the management of development approval applications as well as strategic planning, research and review through submissions to public consultation on regional and state-government level strategic planning documents.
Tim’s professional experience coupled with his enthusiasm for high quality urban design and development outcomes enables him to make creative and efficient contributions to projects at Hansen.
Sophie joined Hansen Partnership after completing a Master of Urban Planning and Environment at RMIT in 2017.
With more than seven years international experience as a marketing communications manager and event planner in the hospitality, tourism and training sectors , Sophie made a transition into planning after seeking opportunities to make a meaningful contribution to society.
Sophie combines her strong business nous with a passion for urban planning and sustainability and is currently working with clients committed to delivering housing models that challenge the ‘business as usual’ approach.
Corrinne has recently joined the team at Hansen Partnership with over 2 years’ professional experience working on large scale infrastructure projects across Victoria. Her experience includes both Urban Design guidance and Landscape Architectural technical design, specialising in transport infrastructure.
Corrinne is interested in the balance between urban development and the retention and provision of indigenous vegetation. Her multi-disciplinary background in both planning and landscape architecture, as well as a wide range of professional experience working in private, state and local government enables her to produce creative, practical and appropriate solutions that contribute to the broader, future vision for places.
James is a graduate of the Masters of Urban Design program at The University of Melbourne. His training has consisted of urban planning and design studies in both the Australian and international context. Professionally, he has had roles assisting and leading the preparation of planning and design projects in both the public and private sector.
James’ work experience covers a scope of design projects spanning residential, mixed use, retail, community and the public realm. He has also undertaken a number of urban context analysis projects as well and landscape and visual impact assessments.
James’ work is driven by a multidisciplinary, analytical approach and the motivation to create quality places for people to inhabit, visit and move through.
Dave joined Hansen Partnership after completing a Masters of Urban Planning and Environment at RMIT in 2016.
With seven years’ experience as a media and communications professional for local government in both Melbourne and regional Queensland, Dave’s interest in planning was piqued while working alongside the strategic planning team at Hobsons Bay City Council on a number of community consultations.
As well as enjoying the investigative element underpinning town planning assessments, Dave relishes the challenge of distilling complex information into concise reports.
Dave’s experience across these sectors combined with his clear and concise communications style makes him a highly valued member of our busy planning team.
Pat is a Master’s qualified town planner and urban designer with experience across a range of projects in Victoria and South Australia.
He has had a leading role in the preparation of planning and design projects in both the public and private sector. This background provides Pat with a strong basis for understanding the drivers of growth and change.
Pat’s multi-disciplinary background in planning and urban design ensures the delivery of comprehensive and well-informed projects. His skills in a range of digital software give him the tools to analyse and understand the urban environment.
He has been involved in a number of planning and urban design projects including structure plans, visual assessments, urban design assessments, planning applications, development plans and expert evidence.
Leya has been a part of the Hansen Partnership team for over 2 years, working on projects across Urban Design and Landscape Architecture. She has qualifications in both landscape architecture and architecture with over seven years experience in the public and private sectors. Leya is an
adaptable individual who has lived and worked in various countries (Taiwan, China and Australia), focusing on projects in urban and rural repurpose, resilience and reconstruction.
At Hansen, Leya has been involved in a variety of urban planning, urban design and landscape architecture projects including town planning,landscape master plans, framework / structure plans, 3D modeling, landscape visual assessment, urban design / landscape guideline and construction documentation.
Tylah comes to Hansen with over three years professional experience and a multidisciplinary background in both landscape architecture and urban planning.
Tylah’s background in planning equips her with a firm understanding of the Victorian Planning Policy Frameworks and she strongly believes that good landscape architecture begins with a close examination of the site, its context, history and current use.
Tylah has been exposed to a variety of local and international projects including master planning, visualisation, preparation of guideline documents and community consultation.
With a strong passion for the environment, Tylah endeavours to create smart and sustainable design outcomes.
James joined Hansen Partnership after completing a Masters of Urban Planning at the University of Melbourne in 2018.
James is a recently graduated Town Planner, with past statutory planning experience in Environmental Planning for primarily public sector clients. He currently assists with developments applications, VCAT applications and due diligence assessments for private sector clients.
James’ keen interest in planning and design stems from a passion for creating liveable outcomes for everyone. His theoretical and practical background from University and WSP help him develop innovative solutions to planning problems.
Apoorva is a Landscape Architect with over five years professional experience in local and international practice. She provides creative and technical design support for Hansen’s landscape and environmental design work including master planning, structure planning, design and documentation.
Apoorva’s professional experience embraces the full spectrum of landscape architecture from conceptual design through to design development. She has been involved in a variety of landscape architecture and design projects including master planning, visual assessment, preparation of guideline documents, structure plans and community consultation.