Con Tsotsoros was appointed as a full time senior panel member at Planning Panels Victoria in July 2013.
Con has a Bachelor of Applied Science in Planning, with 14 years’ experience in the private sector and stints in local government, and has been with state government planning since 2016. Con was formerly Assistant Director Statutory Systems in the former Department of Planning and Community Development, where he led major planning reform agenda initiatives. He specialises in retail, economic and strategic planning and heritage.
Con is the Chair of the Residential Zones Standing Advisory Committee and has been involved in significant planning scheme amendments involving building heights, mandatory provisions, master and strategic planning. These include the St Kilda Road North Precinct, Chapel Street reVision, Greater Shepparton Activity Centres review, and Traralgon Growth Areas Review.
Con is a Fellow of the Planning Institute of Australia and member of the Victorian Planning and Environmental Law Association.