City Planning

Head of Discipline

Associate Professor Hoon Han
Director of City Planning Program

Research Centre Deputy Director

Professor Susan Thompson
Professor Simon Pinnegar


Professor Robert Freestone

Senior Lecturer

Dr Brian Lee

Research Associate

Dr Laura Crommelin

Sessional Academics

Sarbeswar Praharaj
Research Project Manager

Industry Teachers

UNSW Built Environment is committed to providing education that is broad and deep. We have strong industry links and partnerships and our students gain professional experience before they graduate through work integrated learning, career ready mentoring program and working on real world projects. Here is the list of industry professionals who teach our students. 

Alicia Baker Senior Urbanist Ethos Urban
Amit Choudhury Team Leader - Urban Design (Arch) City of Parramatta
Diana  Griffiths Director, Urban Design  Studio GL
Matthew Kelly  Urban Planner Architectus
Alison Phillips Urban Designer  Bayside Council (NSW)
Richard Shepherd Senior Manager, Station Access & Integration Sydney Metro
Sharon  Veale  Chief Executive Officer  GML Heritage