OUr Team - Ian Stewart

Ian Stewart



  • Bachelor of Urban & Regional Planning The University of New England
  • Certified Practising Planner

Summary of Experience

  • Ian is responsible for the Strategic Business Planning of Barker Ryan Stewart.
  • Ian has a broad range of development management and planning experience.
  • Manages a team of professionals to deliver the full range of services offered by Barker Ryan Stewart.
  • Has solid working relationships with numerous Council and State Government departments.
  • Development Manager for numerous industrial, commercial, retail and residential developments throughout NSW.
  • Has provided consulting services for seniors living, affordable housing, residential, commercial, industrial, mining, tourism, retail and government projects.
  • Principal planner for numerous large scale developments throughout NSW, including UDIA award winning developments.
  • Prepared numerous LEP’s and DCP’s in various LGA’s including: Penrith City Council, Cessnock City Council, Blacktown City Council, Muswellbrook Council, Hurstville Council, Gosford City Council and City of Ryde.
  • Provides consulting services to a range of local and state government authorities.
  • Expert witness in the NSW Land and Environment Court.


Employment History

  • Barker Ryan Stewart Pty Ltd — Director (2009—current)
  • Stewart Planning Group — Director (1999—2008)
  • Dbis Development Management — Director ( 2002-2004)
  • Bowdens Group — Senior Environmental Manager (1997—2004) on a sub contract basis.
  • Port Stephens Council — Development Assessment Planner (1993—1996)
  • Muswellbrook Shire Council — Contract Town Planner (1992)


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