Get In Contact

  • Phone : 1300 794 300
  • Email :
  • Location : Brisbane


  • Masters of Urban & Regional Planning, Bachelor of Arts (Majors in Geographical Sciences/ Urban Planning and History)


  • Member of the Planning Institute of Australia (PIA)

John Rowell

Director / General Manager

John Rowell is a qualified town planner with over 20 years experience predominantly in development assessment and approvals. John and has been working at TfA Project Group for 10 years and has a key interest working within the energy sector and within a dynamic multi-disciplinary environment. John is one of the Directors of TfA and currently fulfills the role of General Manager.

During his time at TfA, John has worked on numerous retail / service station roll-out programs and large scale hazardous industry and terminals based projects. John has been instrumental in the front-end design and approvals management for a number of major oil industry and developer clients in the service station industry. He has also managed the approvals of state significant bioenergy projects and complex brownfield pipeline / infrastructure projects across numerous jurisdictions within Australia.

John has applied his planning experience in various international and national settings including working within the United Kingdom for a number of years. Currently he liaises with numerous local and State government authorities all over Australia for national and international clients on major development applications and infrastructure projects.

John is a member of the Planning Institute of Australia and maintains an active presence in a number of organisations within the development industry and tertiary institutions. He completed a Masters of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Queensland in 2001.

Ready to discuss your project?