Michael McKeown


Michael is the Director of Jensen PLUS. He is a leading urban designer and planner, with wide experience across the development industry and public sector.

Michael regularly prepares masterplans and designs for new communities, town centres, major infrastructure projects, residential developments, urban renewal schemes and main streets. Michael is an experienced designer, planner and facilitator, and has excellent graphic, written and verbal communication skills.

In 2015 Michael took ownership of Jensen Planning + Design from Peter Jensen, who for two decades had built the reputation of the business as a leading planning and design practice in Australia. Rebranded as Jensen PLUS at the start of 2017, Michael is continuing to lead the business into its next phase of growth and success.

Vicki White

Office Manager

Vicki is the Office Manager of Jensen PLUS and is responsible for accounts, payroll, contract administration and IT.

Vicki’s background has been in legal, medical, serviced office and strata fields before joining the business 18 years ago as a Receptionist. Her strong knowledge of accounting systems and her wide range of administrative skills meant she quickly broadened her role into Office Manager.

Vicki is the day to day contact for account queries and ensures that our office runs efficiently and smoothly.

David Barone


David is an Associate at Jensen PLUS and has managed the statutory planning business area over the last 12 years. 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.

Lisel McLeay

Senior Landscape Architect and Urban Designer

Lisel McLeay is a Senior Landscape Architect and Urban Designer and has been with the business for seven years. Lisel has over 10 years’ experience working in the industry and has successfully delivered a variety of high profile and award winning projects throughout South Australia.

Lisel is regularly involved throughout all phases of the design process including concept development, community consultation, documentation and implementation of public realm, landscape, streetscape and master planning projects. She also project manages large multi-disciplinary design teams with high levels of client satisfaction.

Proficient in AutoCAD and the Adobe suite Lisel has also developed a unique hand drawn style for integration with digital media. Lisel often prepares artist perspectives for clients and the community.

Nick Wilson

Urban and Regional Planner

Nick has worked in the planning sector since 2016. He has experience managing complex development applications from inception through to approval. He has worked with commercial, education, residential, and civic projects, and has also performed development assessment roles for a number of rural Councils.

Nick demonstrated strong academic capabilities during his honours degree, culminating in the successful completion of his thesis, of which an abridged version was submitted for publishing.

Nick is passionate about achieving positive collective outcomes for the client and broader community.

Chloe Organ

Assistant Landscape Architect

Chloe is an Assistant Landscape Architect who recently graduated from the University of Adelaide with a Masters of Landscape Architecture. Chloe brings to Jensen PLUS her passion for repurposed landscapes, experimental design techniques and installation design.

Chloe’s enthusiasm and dedication to landscape architecture allows for her continual development within the profession. She has a varied skill set including CAD, 3D modelling, freehand drawing and photomontage. These skills allow Chloe to be utilised within a range of projects and enable her to expand her understanding of landscape architecture and urban design principles and practice.

Chloe enjoys developing her plant knowledge and exploring new landscapes and techniques to influence her design concepts.