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Mia Hikuwai | Lead Analyst | Planning & Environment

Bachelor of Town Planning and Urban Design (Honours) majoring in Environmental

Management University of the Sunshine Coast


Mia Hikuwai has extensive experience in urban analytics and modelling. Her skills in preparing council wide datasets for population and employment growth models are strengthened by her experience in large data processing and calculating.


Mia has further experience in preparing training datasets for object detection and has assisted in reviewing urban growth model outputs and providing recommendations for utility providers, local, state and federal government. She is also confident in preparing technical documentation for modelling projects which enables efficient communication of completed work, data quality assurance checks and future consistency.

Murilo Colin Da Silveira | Analyst | Engineering

Murilo specialises in transport and logistics engineering and has experience in integrated land use and transport modelling. He is skilled in programming languages, geographic information systems and using data processing and management.

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Raiza Benedecti | Analyst | Engineering

Raiza specialises in transport and logistics engineering. She has experience in transport systems and simulation, management, logistics and optimisation and is skilled in a  using simulation modelling software.


Dr. Nicholas Patorniti | Company Director and Principal Analyst | Planning & Environment

PhD in Urban Analytics, University of the Sunshine Coast

Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning (BURP), University of New England.


Dr Nicholas Patorniti is an urban planner whom specialises in applying urban  analytic methods to explore and understand complex urban systems. He is the director of UACS


Consulting Pty Ltd and has over 15 years of urban planning  experience, having worked in small and large international consultancies. Nick  lectures urban modelling at USC and has published peer reviewed journal articles about new approaches to model cities and applied urban analytics. He presents his work at national and international conferences, bringing sophisticated data science methods to help solve complex urban problems. Nick’s urban modelling and applied analytics work is strengthened by his extensive experience in the QLD legislative planning environment. He has been the lead urban analyst and project director for private urban development projects, utilities, local, state and federal government. Projects include peer review independent assessments, best practice research, thought and technical leadership, technical direction and the application of data science thinking and methods to the urban planning discipline. 

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