Chair of Urban and Regional Planning and Policy, and Director of the Henry Halloran Trust, at the University of Sydney
Peter Phibbs is the Chair of Urban Planning and Policy, University of Sydney. He is a geographer, planner and social economist with extensive experience in program evaluation, financial analysis and cost benefit analysis. He has undertaken economic and financial appraisals of a diverse range of projects including numerous housing programs and projects. Peter has over twenty years experience undertaking housing research. Currently he is the Chair of Urban and Regional Planning and Policy at the University of Sydney and also Director of the Henry Halloran Trust at the same University. His recent housing research has been on the development of the affordable housing sector in Australia. He has a particular interest in the risks associated with the expansion of the community housing sector in Australia. He has been teaching urban planners in Sydney for over 25 years. One of his key teaching interests is to ensure urban planners have a good grasp of the fundamentals of property economics.