14 August 2013 – Former Stockland executive Deborah Dearing has been appointed as executive director of place development, Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority, in a  strategic development role.

Ms Dearing, who was previously national manager strategic urban planning with Stockland for six years has been on a number of industry positions including with Livable Housing Australia, NSW Architects Registration Board, Royal Australian Institute of Architects, Sydney Harbour Federation Trust, and City West Housing.

Former positions include director of Architectus, and executive director, Metropolitan Area Management NSW Department of Urban Affairs and Planning. Her academic background includes, a graduate diploma in environmental law   Bachelor of Architecture form the University of Sydney and  PHD in Architecture, Urban Design and Planning