Urban Taskforce Staff
Tom Forrest was Chief of Staff and Advisor to various NSW Ministers (Premier, Treasurer, Planning, Health and Olympics) before joining the senior ranks of the public service in the key Department of Premier and Cabinet and Transport portfolios. More recently, Tom assisted private sector clients, including commercial and residential developers, navigate often complex regulatory landscapes.
Planning and Policy Manager
Previously, Annie has spent several years working as a Senior Adviser for the former Director General of the Department of Planning & Environment, She has also worked at Sydney Water, Land and Housing Corporation and for an architecture firm, Lubor Trubka & Associates.
She has a Bachelor of Environmental Management from Macquarie University, a Master of Town Planning from University of New South Wales and is currently completing a Master of Business Administration by correspondence at Edith Cowan University.
Manager – Events and Membership
Nicola generates information to our current and new members.
She co-ordinates all events held throughout the year including lunches, industry briefings, committee networking events. She also manages the annual Development Excellence Awards and Property Person of the Year Award.