Meet the Team

Jesse Rowlings

Consultant - Strategic Planning
B. Science, Human Geography (UOW), M. Urban and Regional Planning (USyd - current), Dip. Gov.

Jesse is a Consultant is in HillPDA’s strategic planning team. He specialises in social impact assessments, strategy writing and research, stakeholder engagement, and demographic and GIS analysis. Jesse has a background in public policy and infrastructure from his time working in government. His academic background includes studies in planning, social sciences and psychology, and government. Jesse is interested in planning that focuses on positive outcomes for people and places, and he utilises an interdisciplinary approach to achieve these goals. Having lived and worked in regional and rural areas of NSW, Jesse also has a keen interest in regional planning matters.

Prior to working at HillPDA, Jesse worked in agriculture and water management within state and federal government. Jesse’s work with the NSW State Government focused on managing social, economic, and environmental uses of water; whilst his work with the Commonwealth Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, involved research and analysis projects, stakeholder engagement, and policy development for the Murray‑Darling Basin region.

Major projects

  • Albury Local Housing Strategy – Albury City Council
  • Clarence Valley Employment Lands Strategy – Clarence Valley Council
  • Manly Night Time Economy Study – Northern Beaches Council
  • Kemps Creek Warehousing and Logistics Hub SIA – Frasers Property and Altis Property Partners
  • Sapphire at Eden SEIA – Core Asset Development
  • Wentworth Point Sanctuary SIA – Sekisui House Australia
  • Grey House Precinct SIA – Pymble Ladies’ College
  • Compass 2 Warehouse and Distribution Centre SIA – Charter Hall Holdings
  • Wyong Woolworths Distribution Centre SIA – Fabcot
  • Burwood Place SIA – JPY Group
  • 42 Boorea Street Lidcombe SIA & Engagement – Hale Property Services
  • 12 Hassall Street Parramatta Build-to-Rent SIA & Engagement – GQ Hassall Street
  • Parkside Retirement Village SIA – Blacktown Workers
  • Hoxton Park Road Mixed Use SIA – Nationwide Builders
  • 242-244 Beecroft Road Epping SIA & Engagement – Beecroft Property Development
  • 890 Woodville Road Villawood SEIA – ABA Square
  • Seven Hills Aged Care SIA – Hardi Aged Care
  • Inyadda Drive, Manyana SEIA – Calibre Group
  • Light Horse Business Hub Stakeholder Engagement – Charter Hall