20/02/2007 - 22:00

Troy Pickard - City of Joondalup

20/02/2007 - 22:00


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Troy Pickard - City of Joondalup

Title: Mayor

Business: Local government

Total employees: 580

Reporting directly: n/a



Troy Pickard was elected mayor of the City of Joondalup in May 2006 and, not surprisingly, it’s a role that has provided him with his greatest professional challenge.

Mr Pickard’s most significant business achievement was his role as area sales manager for Metso Minerals (Asia Pacific) in 2001, and responsibility for the successful reconfiguration of the distribution network in the region.

In 2002 he became a fellow of the Australian Marketing Institute for his contribution to the marketing profession.

Career guides

• Being an open communicator, with refined listening skills.

• To be honest in all dealings and act with integrity.

• Being active in making a positive contribution to the community.


Mr Pickard holds a master of marketing and a bachelor of business degrees.

He was recently appointed to the board of Community Vision Inc., a not-for-profit organisation providing care and entertainment outlets for the disadvantaged. He is also the patron of a number of organisations within the City of Joondalup, including the Mullaloo Surf Life Saving Club and the Joondalup Rotary Club.

Top tips

“Make a concerted effort to move out of your comfort zone at least three times a day – for only then will you be able to better yourself professionally and personally and continue to make a positive contribution.”


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