Penny is a Senior Planner based at TPG's Christchurch office.
Penny has over 10 years of planning experience and has been with the company since December 2018. She has a Bachelor of Planning with First Class Honours from the University of Auckland. She is a Full Member of the New Zealand Planning Institute (since September 2020) and holds a current Making Good Decisions Commissioner Certificate.
In her career to date, Penny has successfully obtained more than 100 non-notified resource consents for a range of clients and projects across New Zealand. This includes leading and advising on complex proposals to achieve the best development outcome for clients within their specified timeframes.
Penny regularly prepares feasibility reports for site selection, highest and best use, and consenting strategy. Her expertise extends to preparing notices of requirement, outline plan of works, and submissions and evidence for plan changes and district plan reviews.
Penny has also processed over 500 resource consents across the full spectrum of types of applications, on behalf of seven councils across the country, as well as two councils in London, UK. She has also prepared section 42A reports and attended hearings, and prepared section 32 evaluations for a proposed district plan