Ryan O'Leary

Planning Manager - Central

Ryan is TPG's Planning Manager for the Central Region, based in our Palmerston North Office.

Joining TPG in 2018, Ryan has over 10 years’ experience in resource management roles in local government throughout his time at both Wellington City Council and Palmerston North City Council.

Ryan specialises in providing technical and strategic planning advice. He has experience coordinating multi-disciplinary project teams and a high level of expertise in resource consent application preparation and decision making.

Ryan has been involved in a variety of significant public and private projects. These include commercial developments, heritage projects, waterfront developments, large-scale infrastructure projects, comprehensive multi-unit residential developments, childcare centres, big box retail, supermarket developments, and significant rural-residential developments on the urban fringe.

Ryan has prepared evidence and appeared as an expert witness at both Council hearings and in the Environment Court. He has been involved in community consultation, Environment Court mediation, and has acted as a Facilitator in Pre-Hearing Meetings for resource consent applications.