The Team

Heidi McPeake

Senior Town Planner, Bplan. 10 + years experience.

Heidi is a Cairns based Town Planner and local; Having grown up in the region. She is a true planning professional with experience in the public and private sectors in Queensland; including town planning projects in Townsville. Having worked for the Department of Transport and Main Roads Heidi has worked on strategic transport projects including the Cairns Transport Network and Cairns Bruce Highway Upgrade Project. As well as development assessment and coordination of statutory applications within the state government. Heidi started her public sector career working for GHD in Townsville, working on both development assessment and high-level environmental impact assessments for large linear infrastructure projects throughout Queensland. Her knowledge ensures that she can deliver favorable outcomes for clients whatever their goal might be.

James McPeake

Director, Bplan, 10 + years experience. UDIA

James is truly a multi-disciplinary individual. Having worked as a town planner in Cairns and Townsville for the following state government departments: Transport and Main Roads, Natural Resources and Mines and Environment and Resource Management. James has significant knowledge in the following areas: statutory development assessment, vegetation management and state land asset management. James has also worked as a planner with a local government in the region. He loves to assist clients with end to end property developments from concepts to new titles being issued or compliance.  James has been on all sides of the desk for developments big and small. His experience, networks and understanding benefits you, our clients.

Sai SaNTOSO-miller

Graduate Planner

Fresh out of uni, Sai is a Graduate Planner and Townsville local. With a Bachelor of Art, majoring in Anthropology and Geography, he went on to extend further into a Master of Urban and Regional Planning. His studies led him to focus on how urban planning affects people and how it can change for the better. As a university student, Sai gained work experience at the Department of State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure, and Planning, while also having over 10 years of customer service experience. All this has shaped Sai’s passion for driving people centred planning outcomes.