David is an Associate at Jensen PLUS and has managed the statutory planning business area since 2006. He has over 20 years’ experience in local government and the private sector in the provision of development advice and assessment, preparation of policy amendments, and expert evidence. David regularly advises clients about the best planning approach for their project.
David has excellent communication, negotiation and mediation skills, and regularly works within multidisciplinary teams to facilitate and negotiate positive outcomes through the planning system, particularly where competing interests clash.
David is focussed on preparing clear and appropriate policies that facilitate good design outcomes. This experience allows David to get the most out of planning for his clients.