Our Team

Matt Evans is the sole Director of Evans Planning and has some 20 years professional experience, with a background in local government, the corporate sector and consulting. In this time Matt has gained a thorough understanding of legislative, policy and political processes, as well as targeted stakeholder communications campaigns in the complex telecommunications and planning regulatory environments. As a former elected Mayor and Councillor at the City Of Monash he gained strong liaison, negotiation and management skills.

Matt’s experience includes roles and appointments as diverse as: the former Planning Policy Adviser with the Municipal Association of Victoria, the peak body for Local Government in Victoria; former member of the Federal Government’s Development Assessment Forum (DAF); former member of the Eastern Ring Road Steering Committee lobbying for development of Melbourne’s East Link and he is a former Public Affairs Manager at Hutchison Telecommunications. Matt currently serves as a Member of the Victorian Councillor Conduct Panel, appointed under the Victorian Local Government Act, and he holds corporate membership of the Planning Institute of Australia (PIA).

Matt strives to deliver thoughtful and practical advice to his clients, and has an abiding interest in his client’s objectives.