David Ryan is a qualified town planner and lawyer with over 35 years’ experience, primarily at senior levels in local government and private practice. He is a Registered Planner, Fellow and former NSW President and Vice President of the Planning Institute of Australia and Convener of its Planning Law Group, a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and Associate Member of the Law Society of NSW.
David is the State appointed expert member of the Sydney Central City Planning Panel and alternate member of the Sydney District and Regional Planning Panels. In addition, David is alternative Chair of the Liverpool and Hawkesbury Local Planning Panels and member of the Parramatta and Cumberland Local Planning Panels.
David offers extensive experience and expertise in strategic and statutory planning, due diligence and strategic development advice, the preparation and assessment of major development proposals, environmental assessments and Court expert witness services.