Project Directors

Alison Scown

Project Director

Alison is a skilled communications professional with over a decade of experience in strategic communications, stakeholder engagement and issues management. She has held senior positions within the NSW Government, providing advice to Cabinet Ministers across a range of portfolios including transport, infrastructure, health, commerce and tourism.

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Chris O’Brien

Project Director

Chris O’Brien has over 20 years experience in communications including media, internal communications, change management, corporate affairs, stakeholder management, issues management, Ministerial liaison and customer relations.

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David Walker

Manager

David is Manager of the Elton Consulting Design Studio. He has over 18 years of experience in corporate design, brand development and strategic communication.

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Liz Densley

Project Director

Liz has over 20 years experience in urban and regional planning. This includes significant experience in local government strategic planning, project management, and the assessment of retail, commercial, residential and State significant development.

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Martin Klopper

Project Director

Martin has over 11 years experience in statutory and strategic planning, as well as economic development projects in both private sector and government.

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Oliver Young

Project Director

Oliver has considerable expertise in stakeholder engagement and strategic communications. He specialises in development related projects that occur in contested environments. Oliver has managed the development and implementation of numerous large-scale consultation processes for both government and private industry.

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Petra Fowler

Project Director

Petra is a community development consultant with over 12 years experience and expertise in stakeholder engagement and relationship management. Petra has worked for a wide range of clients spanning all levels of government, corporate environments, professional bodies, media, community organisations and Indigenous business.

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Rachel Trigg

Project Director

Rachel leads Elton Consulting’s local government practice and has over 15 years of experience working in and with councils. Her work has a particular focus on the interaction between urban and social policy, and on supporting organisational change aligned to strategy.

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Will Roden

Project Director

Will co-leads Elton Consulting’s housing practice area. He is a strategy and policy development expert with a wealth of experience in affordable and public housing. He has worked at senior levels in the government and not for profit sectors.

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