James McKibbin

Senior Advisor Urban Regeneration

James is a Senior Urban Regeneration Advisor based at TPG’s Christchurch office.

James has extensive experience across both the public and private sectors developing and delivering planning and property strategies.

Since joining TPG, James has been involved with a range of projects including property rationalization, housing strategy and portfolio assessments, commercial feasibility studies, development plans, and project / programme management work for private and public clients.

Prior to joining TPG, James was responsible for the management of a company’s land and property assets. This included leading the company’s rationalization and planning program and managing the development of a brand and concept masterplan for a unique residential development of up to 1600 homes.  He has also managed and played a key role in various planning and policy teams over his career in local government.

James has led teams and workstreams spanning corporate strategy and policy, urban planning and district plan review, and sustainability. Subject areas included urban and rural growth, biodiversity and landscapes, flood hazards, and regional freshwater management.