Andre Van Eymeren

Managing Director

Andre is an experienced consultant, trainer, and practitioner in community development.

For the past 20 years, he has worked with different communities around Australia, predominantly in lower socio-economic areas. Andre has extensive experience working alongside local governments, schools, faith groups and the not for profit sector.

His work has included:

  • Community research
  • Organisational reviews
  • Planning and network facilitation
  • The co-creation of a rooming house accord and report into rooming houses
  • Broadcasting on radio
  • Helping to organise community wide celebrations
  • Starting two not for profits aimed at improving local and broader communities
  • Teaching on community development

Andre is also a PhD student focussing on models for building social infrastructure in cities, where people can thrive and flourish.

Andre lives on a mixed tenure housing estate in Fitzroy, an inner-city suburb of Melbourne with his wife Amy and their son Josh.

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The centre is a group of urban thinkers, practitioners and leaders who are working together to shape cities and urban environments where people and communities can thrive and flourish. As a group of ‘pracademics’ (reflective practitioners and thinkers) we are committed to the goal of flourishing urban environments.
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