Our Area of Practice

Our well established team has extensive expertise in delivering complex interdisciplinary projects, drawing from community views, data-based evidence and best practice research.

Over the years of working together, we have established strong working relationships, mutual understanding and impeccable track record of delivering to time and budget.

Natalya Boujenko

BEng(Hons) MIEAust CPEng NER APEC Engineer IntPE(Aus)

Natalya Boujenko is the founding Director of Intermethod with over 23 years’ experience. Natalya specialises in integrated transport and land use planning, integrated design, social planning, community engagement, and city development and renewal. Natalya also has management consultancy and project management expertise, helping organisations with performance and delivery.


Natalya’s portfolio spans an extensive range of projects, policy and academic work in Adelaide, regional South Australia, Perth, Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne, London, Birmingham and Belfast.

Natalya is an international expert in road/street corridor planning and Movement/Link and Place applications. She has authored several award-winning publications and papers about land use and transport integration, and Movement/Link and Place.


In the last decade Natalya has led many innovative projects and studies, including Road Network Planning in NSW, City Centres Analysis for the City of Perth in WA, Community Needs Analysis for the City of West Torrens in SA, and delivered numerous community engagement, transport and social planning projects.


Natalya is a creative thinker who brings her interdisciplinary expertise to develop and implement projects and strategies that shape connected cities and communities.

Tanya Bacic

BEng (Hons)

Tanya Bacic is a Principal at Intermethod specialising in transport planning, integrated street design, strategy, policy and community engagement. With over 20 years’ experience, Tanya has an extensive portfolio of successful projects working in the private and public sector.


Tanya strives to achieve active and sustainable transport outcomes on all her transport projects, leveraging innovative and smart solutions to designing streets and networks. She has a thorough understanding of considerations when planning for complex and growing transport systems, based on practical insights of her national and international work experience.


Tanya has delivered numerous highly successful projects which involved elements of transport planning, road corridor planning, community planning, street master plans, intelligent transport system, traffic engineering, traffic management and community engagement. Tanya possesses excellent communication skills and has diverse experience in working with stakeholders and the community in sensitive political environments.


Tanya has excellent leadership qualities focussed on delivery and relationship building and has managed teams and projects for an extensive part of her career.

Paul Vivian

BA Planning, GRDip Regional and Urban Planning

Paul Vivian is a Principal at Intermethod with over 25 years’ experience specialising in planning, transport, social needs and community engagement.


Paul has a strong policy strategic planning background having undertaken a variety of strategic planning projects including preparation of area action or structure plans, plan amendments, city centre analysis, council wide employment studies, integrated land use and road planning studies and strategic directions reports through to more targeted projects such as community/city plans and rural area reviews. Paul has been involved with the master planning of major land developments, both within South Australia and the United Kingdom, including: Bowden Urban Village, King’s Cross Central and Victoria Transport Interchange. Paul also provides development assessment advice to councils and private clients.


Paul has devised engagement programs and worked extensively with community, elected members, council and government staff in a range of design, strategic and planning policy projects.

Giles Thomson

PhD, MUrbDes GradDipEnvSt BDes BArtTh(Hons) BSc, MPIA

Dr Giles Thomson is a Principal at Intermethod specialising in research and policy/strategy in urban design, transport, social planning and sustainable urbanism.


Giles has more than 25 years’ experience preparing strategic planning, urban design, sustainability and public realm policies and reports including visioning exercises, large scale master plans, urban regeneration, place-making, brief preparation, project review, research and writing. Giles has lived, worked and delivered projects across Australia, UK, USA, Ireland, Sweden, China and the Middle East. He has worked for local and state government, universities and the private sector.


Giles has a diverse project resume from city shaping schemes including the London Olympic Legacy Masterplan Vision, Dubailand (1.3 million person urban extension to Dubai) to several public realm strategies (including Wellingborough and Milton Keynes in the UK) and structure/master planning (including Canning City Centre and the Waterbank Masterplan in Perth). Giles is currently assisting the Region Blekinge government to inform future growth policies to ensure sustainable and attractive place-based outcomes for South East Sweden.

Scott Elaurant

PhD, BEng(Civil), BEc, BA, CPEng)

Dr Scott Elaurant is a Principal Consultant at Intermethod (working via Six Cats Consulting), with 34 years’ experience in infrastructure planning, transport planning, road design and economics. Scott worked as Jacobs’ Adelaide Transport Planning lead for 13 years and previously in Federal and State government agencies. This included major road and public transport projects in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia.


Scott’s economics expertise is in feasibility assessment and strategy development on a wide range of projects including transport, water supply, bioenergy, nuclear energy inquiry for SA, and employment projections. He has extensive experience in planning, preparing business cases and developing concept designs for passenger heavy rail, light rail, highways and urban roads. Some of Scott’s recent transport planning projects included Auckland Light Rail Reference Design and business case, Parramatta Pedestrian Bridge Business Case, Northern Connector Detailed Design and Darlington Planning Study Traffic and Transport Planning Lead and Glenelg Tram Extension.


Scott’s wide range of qualifications and experience gives him excellent problem solving and analytical skills in technical and economic topics.

Sam Stys

BInBus, BA InSt

Sam Stys is a Consultant at Intermethod specialising in community and stakeholder engagement.


Sam has more than 20 years’ experience in communications and engagement, working in a variety of roles and environments. He is flexible and adaptable and has proven experience working with communities, business owners, stakeholders and government agencies. Sam has excellent client, community and stakeholder communication skills, marketing skills and business entrepreneurial abilities. He is experienced in dealing with businesses (including in international settings) and confident in public speaking.


Sam has a highly developed ability to mediate between contending parties in difficult professional circumstances. Some of the engagement projects that Sam has worked on at Intermethod include: Adelaide City Bikeways, Whyalla Rebrand, Commuter Research into Travel Patterns for the City of Adelaide and Neighbourhood Win projects for the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure.


Sam is well versed in facilitating workshops, conducting pop-up on-street engagement sessions, delivering face-to-face interviews, analysing data and writing engagement reports.

Dima Karpenko

BA Media Arts (Hons)

Dmytro Karpenko is a visual and media arts consultant at Intermethod with 20 years’ experience in developing video content and film for commercial, internet and television markets. He has worked for a variety of clients from large television networks through to commercial companies, community groups and sole person businesses.


Dmytro has worked on projects across a range of media genres including promotional project clips, documentaries, sitcoms, live television programming and web media. He has been involved in all facets from pre to postproduction and is a highly skilled operator of all video and media equipment. In the last decade Dmytro’s work experience has branched outward from television to commercial projects strengthening Dmytro’s skills in visioning, plot creation, storyboarding, logistics and site/shooting management. He is excellent at translating a vision or idea to any visual medium. Dmytro is also highly proficient at online media content production and video messaging with a working knowledge of editing and other production software programs.


Dmytro has excellent organisational skills and has managed both large teams in the highly time constrained environment of live television, as well as delivered self-managed video shoots for smaller web-based productions.

Samples of Dima's work