Clyde is a Senior Planner with Resource Design & Management Pty Ltd (RDM) and brings with him considerable experience and knowledge gained over the past 30 years working for Local Government, State Government as well as metropolitan and regional consultancy practices in New South Australia.
Within private enterprise, Clyde’s roles were extensive in regard to development applications, from the preparation of simple Statement of Environmental Effects, to the preparation of complex Environmental Impact Assessments. On the strategic planning side, Clyde’s roles ranged from a simple land capability and feasibility assessments, preparation of Development Control Plans for Councils, to master planning a 850 hectare integrated Residential, Golf and Tourist Resort and co-ordinating the rezoning application process through various levels of Government.
In 1994 Clyde moved into Local Government at Maitland City Council where he was predominantly involved in development assessment and in the project co-ordination of two amending Local Environmental Plans as well as having input into several development control plans. Clyde was responsible for the preparation of the Council’s Outdoor Advertising Development Control Plan.
Clyde was employed by Coffs Harbour City Council in 1996 in a role that involved development assessment until 2000 when he became the Senior Strategic Planner. In 2004, Clyde moved on to a more senior role as Manager of the Council’s Strategic Planning Unit overseeing a team of eight (8).
In November 2014 Clyde established a consultancy called Eco Planning Services to provide strategic planning services to major corporate clients as well as to “Mum and Dad” developers.
After completing short-term roles with the Office of Environment and Heritage in Coffs Harbour and Byron Shire Council, Clyde commenced employment with RDM in 2017. In his role as Senior Town Planner Clyde provides creative, innovative solutions to achieve successful development outcomes and deliver projects outcomes in an efficient and effective manner to meet our Client’s expectations.