Taylors’ Commitment to the Next Generation


Posted on April 4th, by Author in Our people, Sponsorships, Uncategorized.

Taylors are proud to support young professionals by sponsoring UDIA Outlook and VPELA Young Professionals Group.


UDIA Outlook

UDIA Outlook is a committee of the UDIA which focuses on providing a forum for young professionals to network and be informed on the latest issues in relation to the development industry. Taylors’ Business Development Manager, Niki Hendriksen, is an Outlook committee representative.

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Niki Hendriksen
UDIA Outlook Committee representative

Niki Hendriksen has been involved in the property industry for over 10 years and is part of the Business Development team at Taylors.

VPELA Young Professionals Group

The Young Professionals Group (YPG) within VPELA aims to provide a professional and social network for the up and coming members of VPELA. The YPG organizes seminars and training specifically targeted at young professionals. Taylors’ Project Planner, Shem Curry, is a YPG committee representative.

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Shem Curry
VPELA Young Professionals Committee Representative

Shem has been in the industry as a Town Planner for the past 6 years (including VIC and WA experience), and now forms part of our Urban Planning Team at Taylors. Shem has a wealth of knowledge working in strategic and statutory planning on a variety of projects, inclusive of planning scheme amendments, policy amendments, development plan applications and amendments, precinct structure plan representation, panel and VCAT preparation and use and development permit applications to Council at complex levels. This project variety has gifted Shem with an extensive knowledge of the Victorian Planning System. Shem’s previous studies and experience in Western Australia add an additional element to his expertise.

Shem demonstrates his comprehensive skill set through his day-to-day work, inclusive of project management, numerous applications, client and team-member relationships, problem solving, conflict resolution, communication and development advice. These skills enable Shem to coordinate a variety of projects welcomed through a widespread clientele base.



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