Kip Tanner

B Eng (Civil & Environ). MIE Aust

Kip is an environmental engineer now working as a town planner. Kip has more than 15 years’ experience working on environmental impact assessment, development approvals, environmental management, project management, master planning and sustainable design. He has worked in a range of industries for clients across Australia.

Kip’s areas of specialisation include:

  • Master planning and sustainable development
  • Statutory planning and development approvals
  • Environmental impact assessment
  • Community consultation
  • Active transport and recreation planning
  • Geographic information systems analysis and mapping.

Specific examples of Kip’s experience include:

  • Capital Metro Stage 1 – Capacity study for corridor redevelopment planning. Strategic advice for planning approvals
  • Capital Metro Stage 2 – Analysis of strategic planning opportunities
  • Kingsborough – Approvals for volumetric community-title subdivision townhouses and apartment buildings. Section 60, Kingston
  • Royalla Solar Farm – Site selection, due diligence, environmental and planning approvals
  • Various works approvals – National Arboretum Canberra, Stromlo Forest Park and other major facilities
  • Development Control Plans – Southwell Park, EPIC, Kanberra Winery
  • Southquay Greenway – Master Planning and Estate Development Approvals
  • Woden Bus Interchange – Estate Development Approval
  • ACT Government office accommodation projects (Civic and Gungahlin) – planning advice and net present value modelling
  • Active travel – planning guideline, network planning and project prioritisation.


  • Bachelor of Engineering, Civil & Environmental, University of Adelaide


  • Member – Environmental Engineering Australia
  • Member – Institution of Engineers Australia
  • Member – Master Builders ACT
  • Member – Property Council of Australia

Clients Represented

  • ACT Government
  • Scentre Group
  • Construction Control
  • Riverview Group
  • Calibre
  • COX Architecture
  • Indesco
  • Lockbridge
  • GTA
  • Hassell
  • Civilscope
  • ARUP