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Eric Lumsden

Eric Lumsden AM was a leading planning professional with over 45 years of experience. He was a Life Fellow of the Planning Institute of Australia, Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management, Fellow of the Institute of Public Administration, Fellow and past president of the WA division of the Local Government Managers Association. In 2005, Mr Lumsden was awarded a Public Service Medal for his contribution to local government, especially in the area of economic development. In 2012, he was made a National Fellow of the Institute of Public Administration of Australia. In 2015, he was awarded the Dr Ken Michael Gold Medal by the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australia. Mr Lumsden passed away in December 2019. In January 2020, he was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia for his efforts in public administration and planning.
Bio last updated 03 Feb 2020

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PositionCompanyYearCompany's current rankWA staff
Chair of Commissioners
City of Perth
City of Perth
2018 - 20192
Patron
Perth Public Art Foundation
Perth Public Art Foundation
- 201946
Chair
Western Australian Planning Commission
Western Australian Planning Commission
2013 - 2018
Non-Executive Director
Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority
Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority
- 201720
Director General
Department of Planning
Department of Planning
2008 - 2013
Director General
Department of Transport
Department of Transport
2007 - 201011
Chief Executive
City of Melville
City of Melville
- 20088
Chief Executive
City of Swan
City of Swan
- 20064