Jane Stanley

Global Advisor

  • Urban Planning and Human Settlements
  • Community and Business Development
  • Sustainability
  • Indigenous Affairs

Dr Jane Stanley is the current President of the Eastern Regional Organisation for Planning and Human Settlements (EAROPH), a certified practicing planner and holds a doctorate in social and economic research focusing on rural-urban migration. Jane has worked extensively throughout Australia and the Asia-Pacific region in areas of social and urban planning, housing, agriculture, environment, community development, economics, governance and Indigenous affairs.

Through her consultancy, Jane is currently working with dairy farmers on integrated energy solutions, developing a National Policy for Papua New Guinea’s Informal Economy (funded in part by UN Women), and delivering circular economy business plans for two industrial estates, one closing the loop on energy consumption, and the other to achieve zero manufacturing waste.

Her previous roles include Director of the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations, President of the International Division of the Planning Institute of Australia, Adjunct Professor roles at ANU and the University of Canberra and Director of a Victorian Regional Waste Board.

She has chaired and been the member of several Ministerial Advisory Committees and is an accredited Business Planning Consultant in Australia, an accredited Negotiator with the World Bank Business Partners for Development Programme and an accredited Mediator with the National Native Title Tribunal.