Guy Gibson has a long career in town planning and urban development, including 25 years with Lendlease. When he retired from Lendlease in October 2021, he was the Head of Development in Queensland, with responsibility for five master planned community projects, and two urban regeneration projects.
He was previously the General Manager of Lendlease’s Communities business in Queensland, as well as having national roles for Lendlease in Government Relations, and Affordable Housing and Sustainability. During his career at Lendlease, he worked on over thirty new community projects, covering site identification and acquisition, conversion, planning and design, delivery, marketing, and sales.
Prior to joining Lendlease in 1996, Guy was Director of Town Planning at Brisbane City Council (BCC) from 1993 to 1996 and Project Manager of the Council’s Urban Renewal Program from 1991 to 1993. Before joining BCC in 1987, he worked for the National Capital Development Commission in Canberra.
Guy is a graduate of the University of Queensland Planning School. He is an Honorary Life Member and past President of the Property Council of Australia (Queensland) and a previous National Director of the Property Council of Australia. He is a Board Member of ‘Brisbane Sustainability Agency’ and ‘Suburban Futures’, a not-for-profit established to promote a better understanding of the important role of the suburban economy in the life of our cities, through shared insights, information and analysis. He has contributed to numerous advisory committees and professional boards including: ‘Urban Futures Brisbane’, a Board established by the Brisbane City Council to provide strategic advice to Council on planning and implementing Brisbane’s development future; and is currently a member of Queensland’s Housing Supply Expert Panel, and Economic Development Queensland’s Expert Panel. Guy is a member of the AICD.