Jim Gleeson

Director – Social/ Urban Planner


Jim founded Plan C in 2005 around a personal vision to evolve and improve public space environments for young people. Fast forward ten short years, and many talented team members and collaborators in between, and Plan C stands as a multi-sector, multi-offer practice with a portfolio of successful projects across diverse sectors, communities and settings around Australia.

Jim is an Urban and Community Planner with 20 years' experience working...


Daniel Pirie

Urban and Social Planner


Daniel is an Urban and Community Planner whose career has focussed on social and community planning projects for the private, public and not-for-profit sectors in South East Queensland, North Queensland, Northern Territory and New South Wales.

Daniel is also a passionate skater and community activator and contributes to various, associated initiatives in his spare time.

Since joining Plan C in 2011...


John Armstrong

Senior Consultant


John works strategically across community, urban, organisational and cultural contexts. He has specialist knowledge in Indigenous enterprise and economic development, social innovation and entrepreneurship, public art and placemaking, and cultural development and planning. John delivers projects with the goal of positive impact and vibrant communities for regions, towns and cities.

His work includes research, strategic planning and stakeholder engagement and the development of social, urban, regional and cultural strategy. With a track record of projects founded on values based and integrated methods, John applies place-based and innovative approaches to realise community wellbeing and prosperity.

Natalie Gardiner

Planner / Social Scientist


With a background in technical editing and stakeholder engagement, Natalie's experience lies in the clear communication of technical information to non-technical audiences. As an editor and social scientist, Natalie focuses on ensuring that content communicates effectively with all stakeholders – from the client to the regulators to the public. She has demonstrated experience in engaging with communities around development projects, having engaged with remote and agricultural communities in Western Australia and New South Wales.

Natalie has undertaken Social Impact Assessment and Social Analysis projects across Queensland, New South Wales and Western Australia.