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Adrian Miller | Colliers | Inner West Sydney Engineering & Design

Adrian Miller

Director, Project Management & Planning | Engineering and Design

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Professional Summary

Adrian brings a multi-disciplinary background to the Colliers team from a career working in the finance industry in both Australia, the US and UK as a Chartered Accountant, and post a Masters Degree in Planning and Environmental Management, over 15 years-experience working with the development industry whilst working in Government at Sydney Water and the Department of Planning. He has been with Colliers / Craig & Rhodes for four years

Adrian leads the Planning and Advisory team in NSW. He works with clients in the due-diligence phase of projects through the provision of planning and costing advice. He also directs projects through the rezoning and development application process, and having such a strong background in infrastructure planning, plays a key role in the negotiation with State agencies and the Department of Planning and Local Councils around service provision.

Adrian negotiates the delivery of both State and Local Voluntary Planning Agreements and Works-in-Kind Proposals on behalf of clients to accelerate infrastructure delivery and secure rezoning proposals and Development Consents. He also negotiates Commercial Agreements with Sydney Water to accelerate development on behalf of his clients.


Project Director for the rezoning of significant rezoning proposals, including West Wilton (4,000 lots), Catherine Fields (2,000 lots) and Oakdale (200 lots)

Securing Development Consent, a State VPA and a successful outcome in the Land & Environment Court for a significant Business Park in Campbelltown

Provision of Due Diligence Advice for Acquisitions for Poly Global, Lendlease, Stockland, Crestgarden, Leda, Billbergia, Rawson Communities, Advantaus and multiple sites for the Allam Property Group

Negotiation and Renegotiation of State and Local VPAs And WIKs for Risland, Rawson Communities, Greenfields Developments and Austing Developments

Negotiation of Commercial Agreements with Sydney Water to Accelerate Development for Risland and Billbergia

Resolving State utility and Servicing Issues for Colonial Credits, NewQuest, West Wilton Landowner Corporate and Springfield Rd

Production of infrastructure phasing plans for the Aerotropolis Authority across multiple precincts

Progression of Planning Agreements for the West Wilton Landowner Corporate Pty Ltd and Springfield Road Pty Ltd

Contributions Advice and strategic costings for Canterbury Bankstown Council and Penrith Council

Delivery of over $3 billion in State Infrastructure Contribution Schemes and $500 million of Grants to Councils whilst at Department of Planning

Management of the $1billion annual Growth Capital Program whilst at Sydney Water


  • M3P3 Program and Portfolio Management
  • Masters Degree, Environmental Management & Planning
  • Australian Chartered Accountant
  • Bachelor of Business

Memberships & Involvements

  • UDIA’s Infrastructure Committee


Service Lines

Engineering and Design

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