Team


  EDUCATION   B.A. Urban Studies (VUT) Grad. Dip. Urban Planning (VUT) Certified Practising Planner (CPP), member Planning Institute Australia (PIA) and Member Victorian Planning & Environmental Law Association (VPELA).   BIO   With over 25 years experience, commencing in Local Government and the last 15 years in private consultancy, Lorenzo has extensive experience facilitating the management of a wide range of projects spanning all areas of residential, commercial and industrial development.  Lorenzo helped establish Terrain Consulting Group in 2000.  He has significant experience before the Victorian Civil and Administrative Appeals Tribunal (VCAT), representation at Panel Hearings (Scheme Amendments), Council meetings and community forums. His concise knowledge of the planning system, legislation and planning policy, together with his mediation and negotiation attributes provide a valuable resource in formulating positive outcomes.  Contact:    laurie.r@terrainconsulting.com.au

EDUCATION

B.A. Urban Studies (VUT)
Grad. Dip. Urban Planning (VUT)
Certified Practising Planner (CPP), member Planning Institute Australia (PIA) and Member Victorian Planning & Environmental Law Association (VPELA).

BIO

With over 25 years experience, commencing in Local Government and the last 15 years in private consultancy, Lorenzo has extensive experience facilitating the management of a wide range of projects spanning all areas of residential, commercial and industrial development.

Lorenzo helped establish Terrain Consulting Group in 2000.

He has significant experience before the Victorian Civil and Administrative Appeals Tribunal (VCAT), representation at Panel Hearings (Scheme Amendments), Council meetings and community forums. His concise knowledge of the planning system, legislation and planning policy, together with his mediation and negotiation attributes provide a valuable resource in formulating positive outcomes.

Contact: laurie.r@terrainconsulting.com.au

Lorenzo Rigoni

Director - Planning Consultant

 

  EDUCATION   Bachelor Applied Science (Surveying) R.M.I.T.  Grad.Dip.Mgt., Deakin University Licensed Surveyor   BIO   Stephen has over 30 years’ experience practicing as a surveyor comprising 11 years in the Victorian private sector followed by 6 years with the Roads and Traffic Authority (RTA) of NSW before returning to Victoria to help establish Terrain Consulting Group in 2000.  As senior surveyor and survey manager at the RTA’s Wagga Wagga office Stephen undertook detailed topographical surveys for the development of major road-related infrastructure projects and was also responsible for the allocation of resources to ensure timely and cost effective delivery of these surveys  During his time in the private sector Stephen has been involved in all surveying aspects of land development from the preparation of existing conditions and site analysis survey plans and engineering survey plans through to subdivisioncomprising urban and rural land subdivisions and subdivisions of in-fill development and multi-level apartment developments.  Contact:    steve.m@terrainconsulting.com.au

EDUCATION

Bachelor Applied Science (Surveying) R.M.I.T. 
Grad.Dip.Mgt., Deakin University
Licensed Surveyor

BIO

Stephen has over 30 years’ experience practicing as a surveyor comprising 11 years in the Victorian private sector followed by 6 years with the Roads and Traffic Authority (RTA) of NSW before returning to Victoria to help establish Terrain Consulting Group in 2000.

As senior surveyor and survey manager at the RTA’s Wagga Wagga office Stephen undertook detailed topographical surveys for the development of major road-related infrastructure projects and was also responsible for the allocation of resources to ensure timely and cost effective delivery of these surveys

During his time in the private sector Stephen has been involved in all surveying aspects of land development from the preparation of existing conditions and site analysis survey plans and engineering survey plans through to subdivisioncomprising urban and rural land subdivisions and subdivisions of in-fill development and multi-level apartment developments.

Contact: steve.m@terrainconsulting.com.au

Stephen McCarthy

Director - Licensed Land Surveyor

  EDUCATION   Bachelor Applied Science (Surveying) R.M.I.T.  Licensed Surveyor   BIO   Andrew has worked in the survey industry within private practice since 1983, firstly at Lawlor and Loy Pty Ltd, which being based in Montmorency provided a wide range of experience in both urban and rural environments, progressing from survey assistant, to party leader and then Licensed Surveyor.  He commenced with Terrain Consulting Group in 2004 and has been predominantly involved in the building development industry within metropolitan Melbourne.  With over 30 year’s experiencein private practice, Andrew has extensive experience in a large range of survey based activities, compiling knowledge and expertise particularly in relation to property Title dealings and subdivisions.  As part of our Terrain Consulting Group team, Andrew ensures that the client’s interests are paramount, and that all surveys are presented in a clear and concise manner.  Contact:    andrew.s@terrainconsulting.com.au

EDUCATION

Bachelor Applied Science (Surveying) R.M.I.T. 
Licensed Surveyor

BIO

Andrew has worked in the survey industry within private practice since 1983, firstly at Lawlor and Loy Pty Ltd, which being based in Montmorency provided a wide range of experience in both urban and rural environments, progressing from survey assistant, to party leader and then Licensed Surveyor.

He commenced with Terrain Consulting Group in 2004 and has been predominantly involved in the building development industry within metropolitan Melbourne.

With over 30 year’s experiencein private practice, Andrew has extensive experience in a large range of survey based activities, compiling knowledge and expertise particularly in relation to property Title dealings and subdivisions.

As part of our Terrain Consulting Group team, Andrew ensures that the client’s interests are paramount, and that all surveys are presented in a clear and concise manner.

Contact: andrew.s@terrainconsulting.com.au

Andrew Smith

Director - Licensed Land Surveyor 

  EDUCATION   Bachelor Town & Regional Planning (Hons). Member Planning Institute of Australia (MPIA), Certified Practicing Planner (CPP)   BIO   Following 17 years of experience as a local government planner, Gabrielle has been a member of our team for 10 years  She has worked within both urban and rural settings, and has gained valuable insight into the operations of local government, particularly policy application.  Whilst at Terrain Consulting Group, her focus has been on the preparation of planning reports, VCAT submissions, Panel submissions and the management of planning applications relating to residential, commercial and mixed use developments of various scales. Gabrielle’s more recent projects have included the rezoning of land at Yarraville, Nunawading and Lower Plenty.  Gabrielle’s proven experience and practical approach has been invaluable in the preparation and administration of various applications and submissions whilst at Terrain Consulting Group.  Contact:    gabrielle.s@terrainconsulting.com.au

EDUCATION

Bachelor Town & Regional Planning (Hons).
Member Planning Institute of Australia (MPIA), Certified Practicing Planner (CPP)

BIO

Following 17 years of experience as a local government planner, Gabrielle has been a member of our team for 10 years

She has worked within both urban and rural settings, and has gained valuable insight into the operations of local government, particularly policy application.

Whilst at Terrain Consulting Group, her focus has been on the preparation of planning reports, VCAT submissions, Panel submissions and the management of planning applications relating to residential, commercial and mixed use developments of various scales. Gabrielle’s more recent projects have included the rezoning of land at Yarraville, Nunawading and Lower Plenty.

Gabrielle’s proven experience and practical approach has been invaluable in the preparation and administration of various applications and submissions whilst at Terrain Consulting Group.

Contact: gabrielle.s@terrainconsulting.com.au

Gabrielle Sesta

Senior Planning Consultant

  EDUCATION   Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning (Hons) at RMIT University.   BIO   Kevin joined Terrain Consulting Group in April 2015. Since joining our team, he has been responsible for the preparation and management of various planning applications relating to residential, commercial and mixed use developments.  He has experience in client representation at Council meetings and Council consultation meetings acting on behalf of the developer and the occasional objector.  His role has also expanded with relation to attending to procedural matters, preparation of written submissions and client presentation at the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT).  Kevin has a firm understanding of the Victorian planning process and legislation which enables him to provide accurate town planning advice. He is also able to effectively negotiate with Council to ensure positive outcomes for his clients.  Contact:    kevin.a@terrainconsulting.com.au

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning (Hons) at RMIT University.

BIO

Kevin joined Terrain Consulting Group in April 2015. Since joining our team, he has been responsible for the preparation and management of various planning applications relating to residential, commercial and mixed use developments.

He has experience in client representation at Council meetings and Council consultation meetings acting on behalf of the developer and the occasional objector.

His role has also expanded with relation to attending to procedural matters, preparation of written submissions and client presentation at the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT).

Kevin has a firm understanding of the Victorian planning process and legislation which enables him to provide accurate town planning advice. He is also able to effectively negotiate with Council to ensure positive outcomes for his clients.

Contact: kevin.a@terrainconsulting.com.au

Kevin Azzopardi

Senior Planning Consultant

  EDUCATION   Bachelor of Urban & Regional Planning (Honours) at RMIT University.   BIO   Upon completion of a 10 month student placement at the City of Boroondara as a Student Statutory Planner, Thomas joined Terrain Consulting Group as a graduate planner in December 2017.  Since joining our team, Thomas has worked on writing, preparing and submitting various town planning reports, liaising between clients and council with the management of planning applications, and has worked on a wide range of planning projects including VicSmart applications, heritage extensions and medium density developments.  Contact:    thomas.c@terrainconsulting.com.au

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Urban & Regional Planning (Honours) at RMIT University.

BIO

Upon completion of a 10 month student placement at the City of Boroondara as a Student Statutory Planner, Thomas joined Terrain Consulting Group as a graduate planner in December 2017.

Since joining our team, Thomas has worked on writing, preparing and submitting various town planning reports, liaising between clients and council with the management of planning applications, and has worked on a wide range of planning projects including VicSmart applications, heritage extensions and medium density developments.

Contact: thomas.c@terrainconsulting.com.au

Thomas Craggs

Planning Consultant

  EDUCATION   Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning (Honours) at RMIT University   BIO   After the completion of a 12 month placement at the City of Brimbank as a student planner, Helena joined Terrain Consulting Group as a Graduate Planner in January 2017.  Since joining our team, Helena has worked on writing and preparing town planning reports, managing planning applications lodged at Local Government, preparing VCAT submissions and providing pre-application planning advice on design concepts for medium density housing.  Contact:    helena.t@terrainconsulting.com.au

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning (Honours) at RMIT University

BIO

After the completion of a 12 month placement at the City of Brimbank as a student planner, Helena joined Terrain Consulting Group as a Graduate Planner in January 2017.

Since joining our team, Helena has worked on writing and preparing town planning reports, managing planning applications lodged at Local Government, preparing VCAT submissions and providing pre-application planning advice on design concepts for medium density housing.

Contact: helena.t@terrainconsulting.com.au

Helena Toscas

Planning Consultant

 
 EDUCATION  Bachelor Applied Science (Surveying) R.M.I.T.  Grad. Dip. Urban & Regional Planning UNE (NSW)    BIO  Peter has over 30 years’ experience practicing as a surveyor commencing work with Culliver & Sim Pty Ltd in December 1983, where he worked for 30 years. After a brief 12 month period with Heading & Associates in Kensington, he commenced work at Terrain Consulting in May 2015.  His work experience includes greenfield multi stage subdivisions, high rise building setouts, engineering surveying for major gas plants, monitoring surveys for movement in buildings, extensive feature and level surveys for school campuses and government facilities, low and high rise building subdivisions for commercial and residential purposes, tenancy area surveys of office buildings and retail centres and many aspects of title re-establishment and application surveys.  At Terrain Consulting Peter hopes to use his vast experience in surveying to assist in providing cost effective surveying services to the many and varied clients of Terrain Consulting in a friendly and timely manner whilst maintaining the accuracy and clarity of presentation of drawings and reports.  Contact:    peter.m@terrainconsulting.com.au

EDUCATION

Bachelor Applied Science (Surveying) R.M.I.T. 
Grad. Dip. Urban & Regional Planning UNE (NSW)
 

BIO

Peter has over 30 years’ experience practicing as a surveyor commencing work with Culliver & Sim Pty Ltd in December 1983, where he worked for 30 years. After a brief 12 month period with Heading & Associates in Kensington, he commenced work at Terrain Consulting in May 2015.

His work experience includes greenfield multi stage subdivisions, high rise building setouts, engineering surveying for major gas plants, monitoring surveys for movement in buildings, extensive feature and level surveys for school campuses and government facilities, low and high rise building subdivisions for commercial and residential purposes, tenancy area surveys of office buildings and retail centres and many aspects of title re-establishment and application surveys.

At Terrain Consulting Peter hopes to use his vast experience in surveying to assist in providing cost effective surveying services to the many and varied clients of Terrain Consulting in a friendly and timely manner whilst maintaining the accuracy and clarity of presentation of drawings and reports.

Contact: peter.m@terrainconsulting.com.au

Peter McCarthy

Licensed Surveyor

  EDUCATION   Diploma in Business Cert IV in Financial Services   BIO   Rose has been a member of Terrain Consulting Group since July 2008. As Office Manager/Bookkeeper, Rose is in charge of all office needs and serves as front line for visitors; phone calls and all general enquiries; along with financial administration including accounts payables and receivables.  Contact:   reception@terrainconsulting.com.au     

EDUCATION

Diploma in Business
Cert IV in Financial Services

BIO

Rose has been a member of Terrain Consulting Group since July 2008. As Office Manager/Bookkeeper, Rose is in charge of all office needs and serves as front line for visitors; phone calls and all general enquiries; along with financial administration including accounts payables and receivables.

Contact: reception@terrainconsulting.com.au

 

Rose Centofanti

Office Manager and Accounts

  EDUCATION   She has a Bachelor Applied Science (Surveying) which she completed at Saint-Petersburg State Mining University.   BIO   Alina has been a member of Terrain since October 2015 and is currently a Draftsperson to the survey department.  Contact:    alina@terrainconsulting.com.au

EDUCATION

She has a Bachelor Applied Science (Surveying) which she completed at Saint-Petersburg State Mining University.

BIO

Alina has been a member of Terrain since October 2015 and is currently a Draftsperson to the survey department.

Contact: alina@terrainconsulting.com.au

Alina Ishmurzina

Draftsperson

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Rajith Dias

Draftsperson

 
  EDUCATION   Bachelor Applied Science (Geomatics) at RMIT University majoring in Geographic Information Systems.   BIO   Albert Sango is a Party Leader of the Surveying team at Terrain Consulting Group.  Contact:   albertsango@terrainconsulting.com.au

EDUCATION

Bachelor Applied Science (Geomatics) at RMIT University majoring in Geographic Information Systems.

BIO

Albert Sango is a Party Leader of the Surveying team at Terrain Consulting Group.

Contact: albertsango@terrainconsulting.com.au

Albert Sango

Survey Party Leader

  BIO   Callen has been at Terrain since November 2009, and is a party leader for the survey team at Terrain Consulting Group.  Contact:    callen.w@terrainconsulting.com.au

BIO

Callen has been at Terrain since November 2009, and is a party leader for the survey team at Terrain Consulting Group.

Contact: callen.w@terrainconsulting.com.au

Callen Winterburn

Survey Party Leader

  EDUCATION   Diploma and Advanced Diploma of Surveying at RMIT University, School of Vocational Engineering, Health and Sciences.   BIO   Daniel Gale has been a member of Terrain since May 2015 and is currently a Surveyor Assistant.  Contact:     daniel.g@terrainconsulting.com.au

EDUCATION

Diploma and Advanced Diploma of Surveying at RMIT University, School of Vocational Engineering, Health and Sciences.

BIO

Daniel Gale has been a member of Terrain since May 2015 and is currently a Surveyor Assistant.

Contact: daniel.g@terrainconsulting.com.au

Daniel Gale

Field Assistant

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Jesse Lin

Survey Party Leader