Anna’s planning career spans a wide range of roles with the NSW State Government, including the Department of Planning and Environment, Landcom, and now HCCDC. She has had roles in planning strategy and policy, sustainability, land development, change management and corporate strategy.
Before moving to the Hunter in mid 2017, she worked as Senior Policy Adviser to the former Planning Minister, Rob Stokes, and the Transport and Infrastructure Minister, Andrew Constance. A key focus of her role was to better integrate planning and transport outcomes. Anna has career-long interest in housing policy, including leading Landcom’s 2009 Housing Diversity Strategy. She sees housing diversity as a key leverage point in creating truly sustainable places and communities.