Rebecca Spencer, Associate / Senior Planner, Hames Sharley

Rebecca is a strategic planner that understands the needs of communities and contributes significantly across the country applying an evidence-based direction to our Urban Development methodology. Her planning and social and economic research experience has been gained from more than 15 years’ consulting in Australia plus three years in Hong Kong with Savills.

Rebecca’s strong communication, analytical skills and interpersonal capabilities are beneficial to her leadership of complex processes especially in key highlight projects such as Metronet and Acton Waterfront Place Planning & Urban design in Canberra. She is adept at articulating to clients the value and insights of Hames Sharley’s carefully developed research and urban design methodology.

In addition to being a committed mentor and Champions for Change committee member at Hames Sharley, Rebecca was recognised externally by being named as a
Finalist for the UDIA Women in Leadership Award in 2020.