About Us
Industry Leaders

We are a Sydney based consultancy and have been in business for over 11 years and offer our clients the highest quality service. You will work with our senior staff who will guide you through the development process and give you the best advice suited to your needs. We have more than 50 years' combined experience in strategic and statutory planning.

Industry Experts
50 years' combined experience

Our senior staff have a combined experience of over 50 years in town planning where we have been confidently undertaking complex projects.

Industry leaders

Both Director and Principal Planner have held senior positions in local government, state government and private sector.

Industry Experts

We have completed some of the most high profile and complex development projects in NSW. 

Our Achievements
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Registered Planner Plus (EIA)

Our staff are Registered Planners with the Planning Institute of Australia guaranteeing our clients the highest quality service.

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Our Director is a part-time town planning lecturer at Macquarie University.


North Shore Awards 2021

Metris is a Finalist for the North Shore Local Business Awards for Outstanding Professional Services.


NSW Local Planning Panels

Our Director is an approved independent expert member to a Local Planning Panel .

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Our Director was a Planning Committee member of the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA).


North Shore Awards 2020

Metris was a Finalist for the North Shore Local Business Awards for Outstanding Professional Services.

Meet Our Executive Team

Shivesh Singh RPIA Plus (EIA)

Shivesh has over 25 years' experience in strategic and statutory planning having worked with local government, State government and the private sector.

Shivesh has worked as a town planner for Ku-ring-gai Council and Mosman Council. He has also worked as a planner for the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment. In terms of private sector experience, Shivesh has worked for GHD and property developers.    

Shivesh has an in-depth understanding of planning legislation and processes in NSW. He has extensive experience in preparing Development Applications and Planning Proposals for a wide range of developments and has worked on some of the most complex and high profile projects in NSW

Shivesh has been approved as an independent expert member to a local planning panel by the Minister for Planning and Public Spaces. 

Shivesh has been accredited under the NSW Registered Environmental Assessment Practitioner (REAP) Scheme by PIA to have successfully completed the requirements of Registered Planner Plus (EIA). He has been identified as a suitably skilled, qualified and experienced practitioner to make quality assurance declarations for environmental impact statements (EISs) for State significant projects.

Minette Hodgson RPIA
Principal Planner

Minette has over 25 years’ international experience in land use planning,  stakeholder management, environmental assessments and social impact  assessments.

Minette has extensive experience in  preparing and implementing strategies for public participation, assessing  environmental impacts for major infrastructure projects as well as the  preparation of detailed statutory and environmental assessment reports in  relation to commercial, residential and infrastructure related developments.