Zoological Parks Authority

20 Labouchere Road, SOUTH PERTH, 6151
08 9474 0444

Article Timeline

Notable People

NamePositionYear Started
Mark Webb
Mark Webb *
Chief Executive2017
Harriet Mills
Board Member (since 2017)2007
Susan Harrington
Non-Executive Deputy Chair2010
Brian Easton
Non-Executive Chair2011
Alex Lamond
Board Member2012
Nicole McAlinden
Board Member2013
Ian Cowie
Ian Cowie
Board Member2015
Kellie Pendoley
Kellie Pendoley
Board Member2016
Rebecca Tomkinson
Rebecca Tomkinson
Board Member2017
* Most Senior WA Executive

Past Employees

NamePositionYear StartedYear Ended
Nicole Moody Board Member20112017
Wade Starkie Director, Corporate Development20132017
Albert Jacob Minister for Environment20132017
Claire Wright Director Community Engagement20102017
Maria Finnigan Director, Life Sciences20072017
Peter Mawson Director Animal Health & Research20122017
Susan Hunt Chief Executive, Perth Zoo20042017
Helen Robertson Director, Animal Health Services & Research20042012
Carol Shannon Director, Corporate & Commercial Development20062012
Peter Metcalfe Non-Executive Chair20052011
Andrew Thompson Deputy Chairman20032011
Wen-Haur Cheng Director, Visitor & Education Services20042010
Colin Hyde Director, Life Sciences19952008
Cree Monaghan Co-Director, Aniaml Health Services & Research19982007
Margaret Nadebaum Deputy Chairman02007
Dominique Mecoy Marketing Manager, Perth Zoo20002007
John Howell Chairman2006
Garry Adams Director, Corporate Development20012006
Brian Easton Chief Executive, Perth Zoo19992003
David van Ooran Marketing, Visitor Services, Events Perth Zoo19982001
Ricky Burges Chief Executive, Perth Zoo19941998
Michael Yakovina Human Resources Manager & Advisor19911996
John Knowles Board Member2011
Wayne Bradshaw Board Member2012
Pam Garnett Deputy Chairperson2010


The functions of the Zoological Parks Authority Authority, include controlling and managing Perth Zoo – in which zoological specimens are kept, displayed and cultivated/bred, for conservation, research, scientific, educational, cultural or recreational purposes. On 1 July 2017 The Perth Zoo became part of the new Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions. This new department brought together the functions and staff of the Department of Parks and Wildlife, Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority, Rottnest Island Authority and the Zoological Parks Authority.
Biography last updated 12 Dec 2017

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