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Stewart Pentland Director, CoFounder

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Stewart is a well-respected, award winning industry and government leader with nearly 20 years of outstanding success in Executive roles in both the public and private sectors, building businesses and reforming government departments from the ground up.

Highly experienced in general management, systems and processes, marketing, business development, actively engaging, empowering and exciting employees and key stakeholders, driving organizations to achieve high levels of efficiency and profitability by improving customer retention and satisfaction, delivering innovative organisational redesign, creating transformational change and modernizing work practices to meet the demands of a competitive, and constantly changing world.

Technically, Stewart has had oversight and brought into effect a significant and innovative body of policy over the last decade including multiple planning schemes and priority development areas (including their background studies) for some of the country’s largest local governments, local area planning, economic development plans, attraction and incentivisation policy, and vegetation and koala management plans amongst a host of others.

Stewart’s breadth of experience includes general management, local government, the development and construction industries, public works, consultancy services, economic development and urban and regional planning. A skilled negotiator and driver of results, strong commercial acumen with intuitive government insights.

As a proven leader, Stewart has an innate ability to analyse in a way that achieves advantages whilst thriving in a world of complexity. Nowhere is this more evident than in his unique approach to policy creation and development advisory, which brings together commercial, political, community, and environmental drivers to create innovative outcomes for government and the private sector.

For the last decade I’ve led two of Australia’s largest planning divisions during periods of significant policy and political change. The success of my approach during this period unlocked significant investment, evolved the local government service delivery model, created more meaningful careers, and ultimately delivered outcomes for both customers and the communities we served. This experience has provided me with a unique insight on how to get things done from both the governments and customers perspectives.

-Stewart Pentland

  • Development Assessment
  • Senior and Executive Management
  • Team Building and Performance
  • Business Improvement
  • Change Management
  • Marketing and Business Development
  • Commercial Negotiation
  • Procurement
  • Budgeting and Financial Management
  • ePlanning Solutions
  • Strategic Land Use Planning
  • Approval Facilitation
  • Community Engagement
  • Workshop Facilitation
  • Infrastructure Agreements
  • Project Delivery
  • Project Management
  • Feasibility and Funding Assistance
Stew loves the art of a great conversation that eventuates into something great. He would welcome the opportunity to say hi and learn more about your planning needs today.