Arthur Kyron was born and raised in rural Western Australia to Greek parents. He graduated from the Western Australian Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Arts (Social Sciences) and has completed a postgraduate degree at UWA in Social Work and postgraduate studies in Business Management and Finance. He is also a LEADR Accredited Mediator. Mr Kyron has worked in various State Government Departments, and established & ran his own business. In 1987, he was selected in the Executive Development Year in the State Public Service where he participated in senior executive placements. As a chief executive in local government, Mr Kyron has been involved in overseeing award winning projects including the Claremont Town Centre, Lakeway residential land development, the development of the north east precinct plan for Claremont, and the Town of Victoria Park parking management plan. He has also overseen the establishment of the state's first Digital Hub under the Federal government's NBN project. Mr Kyron led the negotiation of the relocation of the West Coast Eagles to Victoria Park at Lathlain Oval. As general manager of Waverley Council in NSW, Mr Kyron was responsible for the comprehensive restructure of the organisation on Program Based Management principles and the establishment of a Project Management Office to establish a culture of project management in the organisation. The Council also set an ambitious target to improve the build environment, to enhance Bondi Beach which is the most recognised beach in the world, and to transform the culture of the organisation in order to favourably position Waverley for amalgamation. In June 2016, Mr Kyron was appointed chief executive of the City of Canning. He has a strong interest in the arts, particularly visual arts, and is a keen advocate for creating a vibrant Council.