Arcadis Australia Pacific announces the appointment of urban development expert Pru Sanderson to the newly created role of Melbourne City Executive.

An urban development, place making and city sustainability expert with significant experience in both government and private sectors, Sanderson will help support the company’s growth in the Victorian capital.

Previously the CEO of Vic Urban, Sanderson has held leadership positions at GHD, Federation Square and Monash Property Management, and has also served as a Director of the Committee for Melbourne, Parks Victoria and the Zoo Board.

Welcoming Pru Sanderson to the team, Stephen Uhr, Client and Corporate Development Director at Arcadis Australia Pacific said the appointment resulted from a need for the company to have the best holistic thinkers and place-makers in their business.

Uhr adds that Sanderson’s strong city-level experience encompassing everything from zoos to urban development will provide immense value to both their teams and clients.