Andrew Chown

Andrew Chown

Andrew is a specialist policy and strategic planner who is also a skilled project manager. He has prepared and managed many Development Plan Amendments, strategic plans and a range of different planning, economic development, and community projects in both urban and rural settings.

As a consultant, Andrew is acutely aware that our wide-ranging clients typically share the same overarching objective – high quality planning services on time and within budget.

Andrew’s understanding of government provides invaluable insights. He has a background in leading teams within Local Government in both day-to-day service delivery and facilitating of projects of regional and State significance. His experience extends across varied jurisdictions in both South Australia and Tasmania. He also has a proven record working closely with State Government, developers, and community stakeholders.

This varied experience, combined with Andrew’s project management skills, adaptability and focus on delivery, make him a true all-rounder bringing great versatility to the URPS team.

Andrew also has a passion for aviation and is currently completing a Graduate Diploma in Aviation Management. This adds to his capacity to deliver aviation and airport related projects on behalf of specialist clients.

Areas of Expertise

Planning Policy Development

Code Amendments and Submissions

Strategic Policy Development

Project Management

Development Facilitation


Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning (Hons), University of South Australia (2008)


Planning Institute of Australia – Registered Planner

Professional Affiliations

Planning Institute of Australia

Urban Development Institute of Australia

Property Council of Australia

Australian Airports Association