Amanda

Wetzel

Regional Director

Amanda Wetzel is a qualified urban and regional planner (MSc – Heriot Watt, Edinburgh) and engagement professional (IAP2). She has over 10 years’ experience working in State and Local Government in Australia and as a private consultant in Europe and the Middle East. Specialising in strategic land use development and policy formulation, Amanda a demonstrated track-record in stakeholder and community engagement.

Amanda is a full member of the Planning Institute of Australia and a former Chartered Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute (UK, 2010-2013). She has been a member of the Property Council of Australia’s Hunter Chapter Committee since 2017, and currently leads the chapter’s Planning Subcommittee. She is also a member of Newcastle City Council’s Affordable Living Task Force.

Amanda has expertise in concept planning, urban design and preparing and implementing long-term planning and development initiatives. Her project experience ranges from National-level policy to Main Street masterplans, for public and private clients. She is highly-regarded for her effective communication and engagement skills, providing a basis for establishing a common understanding and vision for change supported by tangible actions.

 

NEWCASTLE OFFICE
Suite 2, Level 2, 21 Bolton Street,
Newcastle NSW 2300

Phone: +61 2 4925 3286
Fax: +61 02 4925 3403

QUALIFICATION

  • Master of Urban & Regional Planning, Herlot Watt University, Edinburgh
  • Master of Environmental Studies, University of Newcastle
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Illinois Wesleyan University
  • Member, Planning Institute of Australia
  • Corporate Member, Urban Development Institute of Australia
  • Corporate Member, Property Council of Australia
NEWCASTLE OFFICE
Suite 2, Level 2, 21 Bolton Street,
Newcastle NSW 2300

Phone: +61 2 4925 3286
Fax: +61 02 4925 3403