Natalia Gonzalez

Landscape Architect

Natalia Gonzalez is a Landscape Architect with over eight years of professional experience working across all the design and planning sectors. Natalia has a strong focus on urban design, developing strategic master-planning projects, public realm solutions and concept visualisations.

Her experience ranges from conceptual, technical and hand drawings, 3D visualisation and the ability to consolidate projects in presentations and reports. In addition, she is a permaculture designer that is pursuing design in harmony with the environment, while meeting the urgent demands of the big cities.

Claire Winsor

Senior Landscape Architect + Urban Designer

Claire is a registered landscape architect with 14 years professional experience working in both the private and public sectors within South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales. Her project experience spans public realm, cultural and institutional, education and infrastructure. With diverse design and project management skills, Claire takes pride in seeing a project through from strategic thinking, master-planning, conceptual realisation to documentation and delivery.

Claire has a particular interest in collaborating with other creative individuals, challenging the design process and expanding the practice of landscape architecture. She maintains a people focused approach in all professional interactions. Her design method seeks to enhance daily life experiences connecting people with landscape.

Daniel Marotti

Urban + Regional Planner

Daniel is an urban planner who joined Jensen PLUS in 2021, after a previous career as a construction engineer. Throughout his professional life Daniel has applied his strong research skills and attention to detail to create and implement tailored solutions that satisfy the client’s brief.

Daniel’s exposure to different urban planning and engineering projects have sharpened his skills and allowed his greatest strengths of lateral thinking and problem solving to shine through. Daniel applies both a scientific and social lens to problems solving and creating holistic solutions. He is passionate about creating sustainable places and this drives his approach to projects and client advice.

Daniel’s planning skills include development assessment, land use planning and policy research, data analysis, as well as utilising GIS tools in disseminating information.

Reb Rowe

Senior Urban + Regional Planner

Reb is a Senior Urban and Regional Planner with over 10 years experience in development assessment work in local government. Reb has managed development applications across a wide range of land uses and scales, with a particular strength and experience in managing development associated heritage and character.

Her extensive local government experience has provided her with strong written and verbal communication skills, along with conflict resolution and a strong design and problem solving approach to the advice she provides to clients.

Matthew Edwards

Urban Designer

Matthew is an urban designer who recently joined Jensen PLUS from the City of Adelaide, where he gained extensive experience across city shaping projects ranging from high level strategic design to detailed concept design and documentation.

With formal qualifications in both architecture and urban design, Matthew is driven by his love of cities and the opportunities to improve them through exceptional design. He has a broad skillset encompassing concept design, master planning, 3D modelling, CAD and graphic representation.

Matthew enjoys exploring new cities and towns, ideally with a caffeinated beverage in one hand, and looking for ways to apply this new knowledge to future projects.

Michael McKeown

Director

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 leads teams to prepare master plans and designs for new communities, town centres, employment precincts, major infrastructure projects, residential neighbourhoods, urban renewal areas, and main streets. Michael is an experienced designer, planner and facilitator, and has excellent graphic, written and verbal communication skills.

Under Michael’s leadership since 2015 Jensen PLUS has grown to lead major projects across Australia. His team are valued for providing independent advice to clients, including many in regional communities.

In late 2019 Michael was awarded Planner of the Year, South Australia by the Planning Institute of Australia.

David Barone

Associate

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.

Lisel McLeay

Associate

Lisel is a Landscape Architect + Urban Designer and an Associate at Jensen PLUS. She has been a valued member of the team for ten years and has over 13 years’ experience working in the industry on a variety of high profile, award-winning projects throughout Australia.

As Associate, Lisel manages and is deeply involved in all phases of the design process internally to Jensen PLUS, as well as project managing large, multi-disciplinary design teams on complex projects.

Lisel has a high level of understanding for the allied disciplines required to deliver public realm projects with exceptional client and community satisfaction.