Emma de Jager


Executive Officer WA & SA
Planning Institute of Australia

PIA is the national body representing planning and the planning profession. Through education, communication and professional development, PIA is the pivotal organisation serving and guiding thousands of planning professionals in their role of creating better communities.

Emma is a Registered Planner with over 15 years’ experience acquired working across several States and Territories. Delivery of PIA activities is through collaboration and coordination with Committees, contractors, members and industry stakeholders. PIA WA in 2013 conducted research focussed on refining government strategies and better responsiveness to people’s housing needs and desires into the future. Emma previously worked as a Senior Planner for Housing NSW responsible for planning and managing the provision of public housing in the complex social context of the inner city and adjoining suburbs of Sydney spanning 27 Local Government Areas.