Simon Forsyth


Simon Forsyth has over 20 years experience as an Urban Planning consultant and business leader. Simon has been involved in a wide range of planning applications, studies and strategic projects across Australia. His experience across commercial, industrial and residential development projects combined with policy development and research has provided Simon with a multi-disciplinary experience and approach to projects.

Simon actively participates as an expert witness, providing evidence in the Planning and Environment Court on development matters, land resumptions and mediation services. Simon has a focus on urban growth projects, with a particular interest and expertise in mixed use and infill residential developments, retirement and aged care and retail development.

Simon’s ability to provide clear statutory planning direction and design outcome advice, along with clear understanding of commercial drivers and constraints assessments has resulted in Simon being a trusted advisor of many property developers, corporations and Not for Profit organisations.

In recent years several projects Simon has assisted in delivering (planning approval strategy and design review) for The Village Retirement Group have been awarded national UDIA accolades for best Seniors Living and the President’s best overall development award in 2014.

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