Chris commenced in his role as Senior Planner at WALGA in 2017 following a career in Local Government at both the City of Busselton and City of Cockburn undertaking various roles in both strategic and statutory planning.

Chris is part of WALGA’s People and Place team which provides advice to Local Government Elected Members and Officers on town planning matters, as well as developing best-practice guides that seek to build the capacity of the sector.

Chris has a Bachelor of Arts (Urban and Regional Planning) with honours and a Graduate Certificate in Policy and Applied Social Research, and is in the final stages of completing his Masters.

Chris has experience in training, having previously worked as an English teacher in Asia.