Who we are

Astrolabe Group is a change management consultancy delivering strategic services to clients across all tiers of government, industry, universities, and not for profit and peak bodies.

We are recognised experts at helping clients build clarity and consensus across diverse stakeholders in the planning of sustainable and resilient cities.

How we work

Empathy is both our guiding principle for successful change and growth management and for how we approach working with our clients.

We have developed a unique collaborative process, which leads to a deeper understanding of the way change and growth affects all stakeholders. This approach ensures more effective and dynamic co-operation and communication.

Combined with our expert understanding of government, policies, systems and changing agendas, Astrolabe Group helps create the conditions for positive and enduring outcomes.


Astrolabe Group is a member of the Urban Design Institute Australia (UDIA), and the Open Cities Service Alliance.

Our Team

Geof Heydon

Geof Heydon


Geof is a global thought leader and expert for all things digital from telecommunication and IT infrastructure to data sharing and governance

Amanda Yeung

Senior Consultant

Amanda is an urban planner focussed on building better community and built environment outcomes shaped by evidence and stakeholder voices.

Dan Hughes

Senior Consultant

Dan is an experienced public sector professional who has a passion for enabling conversations between stakeholders to foster collaborative opportunities.

Rachel Pagitz

Senior Consultant

Rachel is a communications and engagement specialist, ensuring collaboration to make growth and change positive.

Amanda Watkin

Program & Partnerships Manager

With a people focused approach, Amanda is an experienced project manager who ensures that the needs of all involved are delivered.

Samantha Strachan


Sam is a connector and advocate for change who thrives on projects that create positive impact for people and place.

Atiqah Alias


Atiqah is an urban planner who brings expertise to a challenge to understand growth and change, supporting better outcomes for cities and regions.

Nick Zhang

Data and Research Analyst

Nick uses data and visualisation to deliver a better understanding of places and create positive change for communities and cities.

Bronte Hambridge

Project Officer

Bronte brings understanding to projects and ideas through her innovative thinking and visualisation.

Czerina Agcaoili

Project & Partnership Officer

Czerina uses the power of collaboration to make growth and change positive, working across engagement partnerships and projects.

Marisa Psaltis

Administration Assistant

Marisa puts the care for people and places first to support the needs of our clients and collaborators.