Meet the Team

Tom Polden

Consultant - Strategic Planning
B. Arts, Political Economy (USYD), M. City Planning (UNSW – current)

Tom is a Consultant in HillPDA’s strategic planning team. He assists with research and the presentation of reports and is passionate about planning issues concerning housing and community wellbeing. A current Master of City Planning student at UNSW Sydney, Tom previously studied political economy, a background that frames his planning approach in terms of social and economic considerations.

In the past, Tom has served on the board of directors for Stucco Housing Co-operative. Within this position, he helped to maintain the finances of a housing organisation, while developing a strong understanding of issues regarding both student housing and the existence of diverse housing types within the Sydney property market.