John was a founding Director and Principal of EDAW (Aust) Pty Ltd and has over 25 years experience in resource management, environmental planning and landscape architecture. He has worked for a wide range of agencies at National, State and Local Government. His current business, JVP, specialises in the application of landscape planning and design in a range of land use, open space, infrastructure and development projects in natural, rural and urban areas. John has completed a wide range of projects that relate to the management and development of the open space resource. This has included the development of master and detail plans.