Planning and Design People

Megan Schutz

Managing Director

LLB (Hons) BA Planning

Megan is a highly experienced planner and lawyer with a proven track record of delivering desired outcomes for clients.

Schutz Consulting was established in 2010 when Megan decided to make a sea change and base her family and work place on Melbourne’s Mornington Peninsula.

Prior to establishing Schutz Consulting, Megan worked in a range of planning positions in State and Local Government and the private sector, including as Principal Planning Lawyer for the Victorian State Government, and Senior Associate with top-tier global law firm, Herbert Smtih Freehills.  With her strong background in both the private and public sectors, Megan has a deep understanding of administrative and political processes, and the commercial realities that drive development projects. Megan also enjoys working with community groups in furthering their objectives.

Megan is a member of UDIA, VPELA and LIV.

Outside of work, Megan enjoys the outdoors with her husband and two children.

[email protected]
Ph: 0418 888 894

Dan McQuinn - Planning Associate

Dan McQuinn

Planning Associate

LLB (Hons)

Dan is a qualified lawyer with a genuine passion for planning.

With experience working with developers, local government, and government authorities, Dan has a well-rounded perspective on planning matters and understands the commercial imperatives of projects and approvals.

Prior to joining Schutz Consulting, Dan worked as a planning and environmental lawyer at a respected Melbourne law firm, acting for both private developers and statutory bodies to achieve desired outcomes. Dan also has experience working in a local government planning department and understands the factors that drive the application and approval process.

Dan is a member of VPELA and the LIV.

Outside of work, Dan enjoys keeping fit and exploring the outdoors.

[email protected]
Ph: 0429 109 686

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