Steve Rossiter

Director, Social Sustainability

Steve Rossiter has more than 15 years experience of managing social planning and urban planning projects. This has included researching best practices and developing community facilities and human service strategies for projects  across Australia. Steve has considerable training, research, consultation and facilitation expertise. He uses these skills to work with stakeholders to assess community need and develop models for sustainable community facilities and services.

With a background in local government, Steve has a practical understanding of planning processes. He has worked on complex projects where a range of different interests are represented. He has facilitated a variety of collaborative and complex forums. Steve has also worked with architects, developing briefs for the design of community facilities.

Steve maintains strong interest and expertise in best practice community facilities planning and the contribution community and cultural facilities make to the social sustainability of communities.

ExpandAreas of expertise
  • community planning and needs assessment
  • community facilities planning
  • social planning input for master planned communities
  • design and delivery of complex community and stakeholder engagement processes
  • workshop design, facilitation and reporting
  • research and analysis
  • place making
  • social impact assessment (SIAs)
  • Masters of Science in Community and Regional Planning, University of Texas in Austin
  • Graduate Diploma in Education, University of Sydney
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree, majoring in Psychology and History, University of NSW
  • Finalist – Liveability – Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA), City Life Research Partnership