Our Story

Finding Inspiration in Every Turn Out

CLE’s owners and directors, Ian Everett and Jane Bennett have over 50 years collective experience in the planning and development industry at the highest level in Western Australia. Ian and Jane are supported by and experience and highly professional senior leadership group of Eleni Thorman, Neil Thom and Stephen Carter along with a technically skilled planning and design team.

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Meet The Team

CLE is very active in the broader development industry, and has a strong presence with a number of government and advocacy agencies and their committees, including Landcorp, Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority, Western Australian Planning Commission, Urban Development Institute of Australia (WA), Property Council (WA), Housing Industry Association, Planning Institute of Australia and the WA Local Government Planners Association. 
We always endeavour to build highly productive, respectful and positive relationships with approval agencies at all levels, ensuring that we can engage with the appropriate people at the appropriate times to ensure the best outcomes for our Clients

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Ian
Everett

Executive Director

With over 35 years experience in town planning, Ian has diverse career which has spanned both private and government sectors, As the co owner and director of CLE Ian can offers a very broad range of planning, design and negotiating skill to every project.

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Silvia
Chen

Urban Design Team

Silvia has extensive knowledge in town planning, urban design and is highly experienced in 3D modelling design which assists in the visualisation of a project in early design process.

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Simon
Burnell

Associate Planner

Simon is a Associate Planner at CLE and brings a range of experience through previous Local Government statutory planning positions. He is experienced in development applications, DA Panel matters, large scale residential developments and infill projects.

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Allison
Mobilia

Associate Planner

Alley has been with the company for over 26 years and as the Executive Manager knows the ins and outs of CLE, as well as managing accounts for the company.

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Harry 
Norman

Planner

Harry has experience in dealing with low-medium density development applications in varying contexts, in an urban infill environment throughout metropolitan Perth but also across regional WA.

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Jane
Bennett

Managing Director

Jane is a Director and owner of CLE with experience in local government and private practice. She has led the delivery of successful outcomes on major urban development and built form projects across the breadth of CLE’s portfolio.

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Alex
Watson 

Associate Planner

Alex performs his role as part of multi-disciplinary project teams on greenfield estates, activity centres and urban infill sites with a commitment to building relationships, skills in communication and organisation and an outcomes focus.

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Naomi
Antenucci

Urban Design Team

Naomi has over 25 year’s experience and is proficient in Autocad, Photoshop and inDesign, combining her computer design skills with strong hand drawn presentation skills given her artistic background.

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Mark 
de Cruz

Urban Design Team & IT

Mark has over 15 years experience in the Town Planning and Urban Design industry, proficient in Autocad, Microstation, QGIS, Sketchup and Adobe Suite, producing hand drawn graphics to 3D modelling.

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Eleni
Thorman

General Manager

Eleni is the General Manager and a principal planner at CLE with extensive experience including local government planning positions, with a focus on statutory implementation of projects

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Stephen
Carter

Principal Planner

Steve is involved in large scale residential and commercial developments, including regional and local scheme amendments, structure plans and subdivisions along with experience in the State Administrative Tribunal.

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Neil 
Thom

Principal Urban Designer

Neil leads the Urban Design team at CLE and has over 25 years’ experience in private practice, and is passionate about built form outcomes and prides himself on creating high quality, commercially successful projects.

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Daniel
Martinovich 

Principal Planner

Daniel possesses a diverse range of skills and experience developed at CLE and through previous Local Government roles. These skills are applied at all stages of CLE projects from rezoning to built form implementation.

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Sally 
Jeffereys

Managing Director PA

Sally has been with CLE for over 10 years and understands the administration roles of CLE. She is the Personal assistant to Managing Director.

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Belinda
Levingston

Business Administrator

Belinda has been with CLE for over 11 years and her skills of organisation have helped shape xxxxx

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Ashley
Westdorp

Communications Designer

Ashley brings her creative design skills of over 10 years to coordinate desktop publishing, graphic design and communications marketing to deliver a high skillset in presentation of all types of documentation.

Contact

2 Abbotsford Street, West Leederville, WA, 6007

PO BOX 796, Subiaco, WA, 6904

08 9382 1233

admin@cleplan.com.au