The Echelon Planning team is passionate about making great towns and cities. We have skills in a many aspects of urban planning, from preparing strategic plans, masterplans, policy frameworks through to due diligence and development approvals. Our team is adept at helping clients navigate through even the most complex planning and development issues.


Sarah has 15 years experience in urban planning, working with major developers, investors and government agencies on projects across Victoria. 

Sarah Ancell
Principal Urban Planner

Sarah has 15 years of experience on a broad range of planning projects in Victoria, Tasmania and New Zealand. She has equal expertise in strategic and development approval planning.

Jyoti Badassey
Senior Urban Planner

Jyoti is a versatile planner with 12 years experience in local government in land use management, spatial planning and planning for growth. Jyoti has worked on projects within both greenfield and brownfield areas.

Liam Stanley
Senior Urban Planner

Liam is a versatile urban designer and urban planner with a background in architecture. Liam has worked on numerous projects including masterplans, structure plans, strategic plans and planning reports for both private and public sector clients.

Mark Woodland

Mark has over 25 years of experience in the planning and development sector. He has held senior positions in both state and local government, as well as in the property industry. 

Antony Duffill
Principal Urban Planner

Antony is a planning consultant with over 12 years experience working as a town planner and property advisor on complex projects. 

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Julia Abbinga
Senior Urban Planner

Julia is an enthusiastic and personable urban planner. Julia has worked on numerous planning projects including precinct structure plans, development plans and permit applications in regional Victoria, growth areas and infill locations.

Elena Furno
Urban Planner and Designer

Elena is an urban planner with a background in Architecture and Heritage Management in Italy.  She has worked on architecture competitions and taken part in numerous urban renewal projects.

Karman Price
Office Manager

Karman has 10 years experience in office management, account management, and customer service. 

Chris Renkin
Principal Urban Planner

Chris is a strategic and statutory planner with extensive experience in private practice and local government. She has experience in a wide variety of projects across Victoria including structure plans, housing and settlement strategies, coastal management plans.

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