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MEET THE DIRECTORS

Harley Dykstra has always prided itself with its 'hands on' approach, with our client’s projects ultimately overseen by our senior team.

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Providing expert knowledge to bring the best outcomes to your project. 

There are many long-serving members in our team, and this in turn creates a positive and consistent working relationship with our clients and their projects. With a strong team ethos we are able to leverage on our employees’ skills and experience, which result in favourable outcomes for our clients.

Sebastian Bolhuis

DIRECTOR | LICENSED SURVEYOR

Sebastian is one of our Executive Directors here at Harley Dykstra, initially heralding from Albany. He has over 30 years experience in land development and surveying and has the uncanny knack of being able to assess a property’s development capabilities within a matter of minutes.

Sebastian Bolhuis - Harley Dykstra Director
Sebastian Bolhuis - Harley Dykstra Director

Astute and with a strong focus on creating solutions, Sebastian has assisted numerous clients over the years with actualising the true value of their property, whether that be for the mining or land development or construction sectors.

With key character traits such as ambition, drive and talent Sebastian oversees both the Perth, Albany and Bunbury offices and has achieved ongoing growth for the company. Sebastian has also forged strong client liaison and consultation skills throughout his career, founded on a pro-active, ‘can do’ attitude. 

Sebastian is a qualified Licensed Surveyor, holder of a current Land Surveyors Licensing Board Practising Certificate and a member of the UDIA as well as the Western Australian Institution of Surveyors.

Henry Dykstra - Harley Dykstra Director
Henry Dykstra - Harley Dykstra Director

Henry Dykstra

DIRECTOR | TOWN PLANNER

Henry is one of our Executive Directors here at Harley Dykstra. He has over 25 years’ town planning and land development experience in both private consultancy and state and local government. He has been recognised as one of the most prominent town planning consultants responsible for the design, rezoning and project management of the construction of numerous residential estates in the southern districts of Perth. 

Henry has managed the planning and project implementation of numerous rural residential estates, both in the hills and on the Swan Coastal Plain. He has a comprehensive understanding of the complex issues that need to be addressed in the planning and development process and his subdivision implementation experience enables Henry to identify and address issues early on to avoid potential budget and schedule overruns.

In addition to his extensive land development knowledge and experience, Henry’s specialist expertise includes the preparation of local government planning strategies and schemes, project managing subdivision implementation and town planning advocacy in the State Administrative Tribunal (and Supreme Court). Henry has consulted to various local councils and major projects for these various local authorities have included:

In an advocacy role, Henry has represented numerous applicants at the State Administrative Tribunal and performed the role of Advocate/Counsel, and has also appeared as an expert town planning witness in numerous Tribunal and Supreme Court case hearings.

Over the past decade, Henry has become more involved with new urban and commercial forms of development and design, with the preparation of Local Structure Plans for urban areas in localities including Forrestdale, Forrestfield, Kelmscott, Albany and Bunbury. Henry has also prepared numerous planning applications relating to commercial and activity centre developments including applications for multiple dwellings, mixed use developments, shopping centres, showrooms, convenience outlets, and various industrial developments.

Dale Johnson

DIRECTOR | LICENSED SURVEYOR

Dale is a Licenced Surveyor and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Surveying, following completion of his studies at Curtin University.  With over 29 years’ experience, his expertise lies in effective management and co-ordination of large and complex survey projects.  He is also the holder of a current Land Surveyors Licensing Board Practising Certificate.

Dale Johnson - Harley Dykstra Director
Dale Johnson - Harley Dykstra Director

Born and bred in the Great Southern, Dale joined Harley Dykstra as a Graduate Surveyor at Bunbury in 1995 and was then transferred to Busselton in 1997. His natural ability for the industry and keen eye for detail allowed Dale to excel in his position, soon becoming Operations Manager for the Busselton Office in 2004, and a valuable senior member of the Field Regional Team in 2010.

Dale has exceptional skills and survey experience in a variety of fields and industries, including cadastral (boundary) surveys, MRWA road surveys, civil earthworks, Bridges, structural and mechanical surveying, general mine surveys, Laser Scanning, Hydrographic Survey, specialist planning, visual modelling and analysis, pre-calculations, GIS and Information Technology & Systems.

In particular his passion for technology has allowed the company to maintain pace with modern surveying practices such as automated machine guidance and drones. Dale is a member of the Western Australian Institution of Surveyors.

We work with local developers, Government agencies, and private home owners across WA.

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Put your next land development project in the hands of local experts.

Whether you're a Government agency looking at developing infrastructure within your community, a land developer expanding a retail space, or a small family looking to subdivide - our team cover all aspects of land development management, and can work with your team to achieve the best outcomes for your project and for the local community. 

Our Directors and team of professionals all uphold our value of providing the best quality outcomes, across all of our disciplines. 

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