PIA Management

PIA is managed by a team of staff in a range of locations across the country. Our team work collaboratively to deliver member services and to run PIA efficiently and effectively.

Leadership Team

Chief Executive Officer
Kirsty Kelly

Kirsty leads Australia's peak professional planning body and is responsible for leading effective planning for people and places. Appointed as the Chief Executive Officer and Company Secretary of the Planning Institute of Australia in February 2011, Kirsty is an experienced Certified Practising Planner. She is a strong advocate for the role planning plays in creating sustainable, healthy and productive communities of lasting value. More about Kirsty...

David Williams

Chief Operating Officer & Executive Officer (ACT)
David Williams

David manages the PIA corporate services team nationally and support the CEO in governance and servicing the Board. David and his team are also responsible for servicing the members of the ACT Division.

Michelle Reipsamen

Executive Officer (International, Education & Special Projects)
Michelle Reipsamen

Executive Officer (New South Wales)

Dan Molloy

Executive Officer (Queensland and Northern Territory)
Dan Molloy

Executive Officer (Victoria & Tasmania)
Carmel McCormack

Executive Officer (Western Australia & South Australia)
Emma de Jager

Other PIA Team Members

Rebecca Andric

Executive Assistant & Membership Support
Rebecca Andric

Rebecca is the Executive Assistant to both the CEO and COO. This includes Meeting and Events Management including Congress and National Awards for Planning Excellence.

Lauren Kneebone

Membership Marketing Manager
Lauren Kneebone

Lauren is responsible for developing, implementation and maintenance of marketing strategies to meet the Institute's membership objectives.

Amanda Maskill

Education, PD and Events Officer
Amanda Maskill

Amanda operates within the Lifelong Learning Department which looks after national education and continuous professional development (CPD /PD) activities throughout the country, she is responsible for the administration of the Certified Practising Planner program and University Accreditation/Re-Accreditation applications. Amanda also provides secretarial support to the National Education Committee and conducts CPD Audits throughout the year.


Our Partners Working together with PIA

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  • Contact PIA today
  • membership@planning.org.au
  • 02 6262 5933
  • 02 6292 9970
  • PO Box 5427 Kingston ACT 2604