Lynne Sheridan is an Executive Director of Element Environment (Element) and is a highly experienced Town Planner and Project Manager. She is a recognised leader in the property development industry and has held a number of senior executive roles at the Department of Planning and Environment.
Lynne has worked in Local and State Government and private practice and has applied experience working in a full range of strategic and statutory planning roles. She has been instrumental in developing significant planning reforms for the NSW Government and as a result received a Premier’s Award for the development of the Simplified House Code.
Lynne has a love of planning policy and greatly enjoyed her time as an Executive for the Department of Planning and Environment, where she led a number of groundbreaking planning reforms for the NSW Government, in particular to support more affordable housing and social housing across NSW. A real highlight of Lynne's career was her appointment, in 2021, as an Acting Commissioner in the NSW Land and Environment Court.