Marcus is widely recognised for his expertise in development assessment and facilitation. He utilises his excellent understanding of the mechanics of development legislation and planning guidelines in his regular appearances before assessment panels and as an expert witness before various courts and tribunals.
Marcus also enjoys strategic thinking and policy development as part of urban development strategies and master plans. This wide-ranging experience has expanded his skills in consulting with public authorities, special interest groups and the general community.
He is actively involved with a number of professional associations, being a current member of the South Australian Heritage Council and the UDIA SA Planning Committee. Marcus also regularly provides a planner’s perspective on a wide range of development issues at conferences and seminars, and was made a Fellow of the Planning Institute of Australia in 2010.
Development Assessment and Facilitation
Expert Evidence in ERD Court and Liquor Licencing Court
Community and Stakeholder Engagement
Strategic Policy Development
Planning & Design Code Amendments
Graduate Diploma in Management, University of South Australia (2004)
Bachelor of Town Planning (Hons 1), University of New South Wales (1993)
South Australian Heritage Council
UDIA SA Planning Committee
Planning Institute of Australia – Fellow
Urban Development Institute of Australia
Property Council of Australia