My focus is driving the planning process to achieve our client’s goals and in turn enhancing the face of our cities and regions.

Brendon Walkinshaw is one of the Gold Coast’s leading Urban Planners. With decades of industry experience, Brendon is an expert advisor across all major sectors.
With a thorough working knowledge of the QLD and NSW planning systems at local and state levels, Brendon provides clients with expert advice on site acquisition, due diligence, highest and best use planning and development approval strategies.
Brendon’s professional background in Urban Planning, Law and Economics, are the trifecta that fuel his passion for high quality development and placemaking. EUP clients value this holistic approach that Brendon skillfully brings to project delivery.

Qualifications & Affiliations

B. Economics
B. Law
B. Urban Planning
Admitted Solicitor
Queensland Environmental Law Association (QELA)
Member, Planning Institute of Australia (PIA)

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Urban Planner

I am passionate about providing innovative planning strategies that allow our clients to deliver great development outcomes.

Chris Goold is a passionate Urban Planner with a foundation in statutory and environmental planning.
Chris specialises in development application management and project management across all sectors. Client’s value Chris’ ability to skillfully guide complex developments through the application process – from project inception, development approval strategising, through to development approval.

Qualifications & Affiliations

B. Urban & Environmental Planning (Hons)
Member, Planning Institute of Australia (PIA)

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Urban Planner

I am always looking for efficient ways of utilising new technologies to secure good planning outcomes for our clients.

Lachlan Fraser is a qualified Urban Planner who has studied both in Australia and overseas to better understand the complexities our cities face. Lachlan’s international experience provides a strong foundation across a variety of disciplines that gives him an upper hand in the planning process. Client’s value Lachlan’s ability to find innovative solutions to difficult problems, and his calm guidance throughout the application process.

Qualifications & Affiliations

B. Urban & Environmental Planning (Hons)
C. III in Spatial Information Services
Member, Planning Institute of Australia

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Office Manager

At Enhance Urban Planning, we’re proud of what we do. I am passionate about development, and love being part of the growth of our cities and regions.

Emma Walkinshaw is at the heart of Enhance Urban Planning’s practice.
As Office Manager, Emma oversees the running of our projects, working closely with the team to ensure our projects and client needs are managed to the highest standard.
Emma brings more than 15 years’ experience to her work at Enhance Urban Planning, which helps secure great outcomes for our team and clients. She is passionate about development and works hard to ensure our client’s needs and goals are met.

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