Jennifer Richardson is a strategic town planner. She is currently working at the Department of Planning and Infrastructure in the Urban Policy team, where she is developing housing, affordable housing and employment policy. She has also worked on the draft Metropolitan Strategy for Sydney to 2031 and A New Planning System for New South Wales – Green Paper.
Prior to this, Jennifer worked for the London Borough of Tower Hamlets for six years developing the Council’s Local Development Framework. This work included creating a 15-year spatial strategy for the Council. This work has been recognised for its approach to integrating infrastructure planning with the local Council’s Community Strategy as well as for its innovation in strategic place-making and health planning. She also worked on the London Olympic legacy master plan. Jennifer specialises in housing and affordable housing policy development and strategic spatial planning.