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About Ingham Planning

Ingham Planning Pty Ltd was founded in 1995 by Neil Ingham

Neil was one of Sydney’s first qualified town planners and a pioneer in establishing private planning consultancies. Our company has become one of the most highly respected planning consultancies in NSW and attracts work from both the private and public sector. We undertake a wide range of planning work from small jobs for high profile clients to the largest of developments such as the facilities for the Sydney Olympics and the Fox Studios redevelopment.
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We are small consultancy where the priority is providing quality advice. With over 120 years collective planning experience, our team has a deep and thorough understanding of what it takes to get an application successfully through the NSW planning system. This depth of understanding means that we can find solutions where others can’t and be convincing in our discussions with the key players in the process. Our clients understand that quality advice can save time and money and add significant value to a project. 


The profiles of our planning team are shown below. For detailed information in the form of a CV please contact us.

Nick Juradowitch


Nick has almost 40 years town planning experience in both local government and private practice.
Prior to joining Ingham Planning as a Director in October 2002, Nick had a long and distinguished career as a planner in Local Government working for a range of metropolitan and regional Councils, culminating in a 2 1/2 year stint as Director, Environmental Regulatory Services with Ku-ring-gai Council. Nick also has qualifications in urban design. Since entering private practice in 2002 Nick has prepared planning reports and provided town planning advice on a wide range of planning issues including apartment buildings, retail development, commercial and mixed use buildings, retirement housing, tourist developments, subdivision, industrial projects, educational facilities, child care centres and telecommunications facilities. Nick has specific experience in land valuation and compulsory acquisition matters.

Brett Brown


Brett has been with Ingham Planning from the very start, providing consultancy services to the company for many years and going on to become a director in 2006.
Since graduating with a Bachelor of Town Planning from UNSW in 1990, Brett has worked in public and private sector planning for 30 years and has gained a broad range of experience. As well as having experience with Northern Beaches, Willoughby and Woollahra Councils, he has worked on some of Sydney’s most recognisable large scale developments including Fox Studios, Sydney Olympic Park, Jacksons Landing at Pyrmont and Westfield Sydney (Centrepoint).
Brett has also given expert evidence in many Land and Environment Court cases and presented to a variety of local and regional Planning Panels. 

David Winley


David has been a town planner with Ingham Planning since its establishment in 1995 and became a Director of Ingham Planning in January 2004.
David’s work has included a wide variety of projects including large capital projects including the Homebush Bay Masterplan DA, the Stadium Australia DA for the Sydney 2000 Olympics and Westfield Bondi Junction DA. David has also had past experience in real estate and property development including experience with development projects and applications for residential development and subdivision. David combines a knowledge in the field of real estate with the planning and legislative procedures surrounding property development.

Leonie Derwent


Leonie has a Bachelor of Town Planning from UNSW and has over 30 years experience in the urban planning field.
She has a broad knowledge of planning issues having worked in both the public and private sectors. Leonie has worked as a planner for many Councils including Willoughby, Mosman and Canada Bay Councils. At Mosman and Canada Bay Councils she was Development Assessment Team Manager and was involved in the day to day management of a team of planners and worked closely with senior management and Councillors. She has also previously worked in State government for the Maritime Authority and more recently has done contract work for the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (DPIE).