100 Women in Property
Participant Biographies 

Sarah Ancell, Principal Urban Planner - Echelon Planning Pty Ltd

SPONSOR: Mark Woodland, Director -Echelon Planning Pty Ltd

Sarah Ancell

Sarah Ancell is a Principal Urban Planner at Echelon Planning. She has over 12 years of experience working on development projects in Victoria, Tasmania and New Zealand. She specialises in bringing strategic planning documents such as structure plans and regional-scale strategies to fruition, undertaking urban policy research, and obtaining development approvals for subdivisions and major developments in urban and rural locations. Sarah is passionate about improving how our cities function, and values working with her clients to facilitate transformative and lasting change to urban areas. Her recent work includes investigating affordable housing provisions for the Department of Environment Land Water and Planning, facilitating greenfield residential subdivisions in Melbourne’s west and north, and preparing a Land Supply Strategy for a fast-growing municipality in Tasmania.