Peter S

20+ Years project management of land use planning projects. Intelligent, helpful, reliable. Lead writer on the world’s largest rural regional plan (2 million km2). Executive Masters in International Metropolitan Governance from a Swiss university.


  • A Land Use Planner with experience on three continents. Plans that I lead have all been adopted, are often under-budget, ahead of schedule, and still functioning 5 years later.
  • A no-nonsense, big-picture thinker and lifetime learner.
  • Efficient and organized, lean thinking. Wasted time = wasting money, life, play, taxes, trust. credibility and family.
  • Knowledgeable of most geophysical, cultural, and ecological systems.
  • Imaginative and creative. I dream big, and then apply analysis to derive workable innovative alternatives.

Chief Capabilities:

  • Work Strategically, with a mind to politics and key players, to get to workable solutions.
  • Work in Teams, build positive, tight-knit working groups; influence with integrity. Encourage laughter.
  • Delegate and Coordinate effectively and with strong attention to Critical Path.
  • Communicate simply and concisely, Facilitate meetings, strong Public Speaker. Generate Buy-In for visions.
  • Research through literature, consultation, and interviews. Facts underlie defensible recommendations.
  • Create Land Use Plans that embody human-nature symbiosis, create pleasing places, steward ecological capital, ensure long-term financial effectiveness, promote human health, and preserve sociocultural wealth.
  • Resolve Personal & Professional Conflict as it arises by focusing on de-escalation, separating people from problems, active listening, emotional control, finding common ground, while being respectfully assertive.
  • Build capacity throughout all projects, encourage passion in planning.

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