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. With the help of many talented team members and contributors, Plan C now 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...


Tom Bowers

Urban and Social Planner


Tom is an Urban and Social Planner with experience in a wide range of planning fields. Tom has recent experience in research, analysis, community development, community planning (indigenous) and engagement. He has strong skills in organisation and logic, which he applies to develop clear strategic plans.

Tom has a strong passion for environmental sustainability and has participated in the development of an...


Sam Charles-Ginn

Design and Development Lead

Sam is a community-focussed project leader with a diverse design background. As an architect, Sam has been the liaison between various client groups and their project goals, helping them to advance high-level objectives into real-world built outcomes.

Sam worked in various design offices before setting up his own practice as a registered architect. He brings a facility for complex problem-solving and project coordination to Plan C...


Scott Shearer

Community and Urban Planning Lead – Public and Civic Projects

Scott is a Social and Community Planner with over 10 years' experience across public, private, non-government and academic sectors. Scott has extensive experience in community and stakeholder engagement, social research and community infrastructure planning with a focus on young people and civic and public spaces.

To further his skills and experience in this field, Scott completed a Master of Social Scie...


Owen Hughes

Project Officer

Owen is studying a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Anthropology and Geography at The University of Queensland.

Owen has interests in community and social planning including Indigenous perspectives and management of development in local communities.

He has previously worked as part of the Cape York Peninsula World Heritage Team as well as assisted with the Queensland Indigenous Land and Sea Program...


Mitch Gadek

Business Development Officer


Mitch is a young emerging entrepreneur who has a background founded in social awareness. He currently studies Business at QUT and is honing his skills in innovative thinking from hands on experience in social entrepreneur workshops run by the 'Young Entrepreneurs Project'. He has established his own business from seeing a gap in the market while living at college at the University of Queensland and intends to extend his knowledge of business and social growth into the future.

Coming from a regional area in Far North Queensland, Mitch has a keen appreciation of indigenous and social impact issues. He is keen to expand his knowledge of social impact issues and use his entrepreneurial skills to contribute to Plan C business practices.