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RPS Sydney

Level 13, 255 Pitt Street
Sydney, NSW, 2000

T: +61 2 9248 9800

F: +61 2 9248 9810


Our passionate and dedicated Sydney team is highly experienced in delivering solutions on complex infrastructure, urban growth, and resources projects. Our team thrives on making a positive contribution to the environments they work in, and play key roles in projects which are shaping Sydney and New South Wales. From our CBD hub in Pitt Street, our team works across Greater Sydney and beyond at client offices, in alliance teams, or on project sites. 

The RPS Sydney team can assist you with:

Project Development
Urban Design
Urban Planning
Surveying and Mapping
Environment and Water
Landscape Architecture
Cultural Heritage
Creative and Bid Services
Project Management
Strategic Advisory
Infrastructure Development
Infrastructure Delivery
Infrastructure Asset Management

RPS’ broader range of specialist services can be accessed via this office. Get in touch to discuss how we can help you.

Key Contacts

Susan Farr

Susan Farr   |   Executive General Manager - Planning & Development  |   Send Email

Susan leads RPS' Planning and Development business across Australia, partnering with our development and infrastructure clients to set up projects for success. Our technical practices include economics, planning, surveying and mapping, urban design, landscape architecture and cultural heritage. We pride ourselves on being the best of breed in each of our practice areas and to deliver better value and integrated outcomes for clients when we work together.  
Susan is an economist with more than 25 years’ experience in strategic, commercial and business development roles in banking, infrastructure and consulting industries, most recently as the Director of Brilliant Cities for AECOM. She is excited about growing the RPS brand as a leading firm in our field through strong partnerships and performance. 

Rob Salisbury

Rob Salisbury   |   Executive General Manager – Environment & Water  |   Send Email

Rob is one of RPS’ most senior and experienced staff and a valued member of the Executive General Management team. He brings to his role a deep understanding of infrastructure planning and delivery and a hands-on perspective of our alliance contracts.

A project leader, Rob has some 20 years’ of experience on communications, transport, water, wastewater, industrial, energy and other infrastructure projects. He has worked with clients during all phases of the project lifecycle, including project feasibility, planning, design, approvals, construction and operations.

In the environment space, Rob has broad-ranging experience in managing the preparation of strategic planning studies, environmental assessments and environmental management systems (EMS) for large and complex programs and projects, both in Australia and overseas. His leadership in environmental management was highlighted by his delivering the EMS for Beijing 2008 Olympic Games – the first Summer Olympic Games with an EMS certified against ISO 14001.

In communications, Rob has lead community and stakeholder communication teams for infrastructure programs and projects that have required close management of the relationship between project teams and community members.

For construction, Rob has been the environmental manager for a range of programs and projects, delivered under design and construct, relationship and alliance contracts. He has held alliance leadership team (ALT) and alliance management team (AMT) roles on Sydney Water, City of Sydney and Energy Australia alliances.

In his role as Executive General Manager – Environment & Water, Rob leads a large team of environment and water specialist consultants working across Australia and Asia Pacific.

Michael Owens

Michael Owens   |   Executive General Manager - Project Management  |   Send Email

Jonathan Smith

Jonathan Smith   |   General Manager, Sydney  |   Send Email