100 Women in Property
Participant Biographies 

Laura Thomas, Associate Director - Planning - Urbis

SPONSOR: Sue Say, Director -Urbis

Laura Thomas

Laura is an Urban Planner with over 20 years’ experience in private practice. She is an Associate Director at Urbis, having joined the firm in 2001. Laura has held roles in both Urban Planning and Economic consulting which gives her a unique and broad perspective of property development. Laura’s work includes strategic and master planning, statutory planning and expert witness representation. She has strong project management skills and experience in co-ordinating multi-disciplinary consulting teams. Laura has specific expertise in managing the approval process for a wide range of retail, leisure and entertainment properties and planning for inner city and CBD developments. Laura appears at VCAT, VCGLR and Planning Panels providing expert evidence to facilitate development applications across metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria.