Transport solutions in the City of Perth

Event Date: 
16 May 2013
AECOM Boardroom
3 Forrest Place, Perth

Meet the speaker

Gary Stevenson

Chief Executive Officer, City of Perth

Gary Stevenson commenced duties as CEO of the City of Perth in October 2013. Gary Stevenson is most recently from Thornlands, Queensland, and was Chief Executive of Redland City Council (from 2008–2012) and can claim 31 years’ experience in local government across three states. He had 14 years in various roles in municipal engineering, followed by 17 years as a CEO. He has worked as a CEO for three different Councils, one in Victoria and two in Queensland.

Gary has previously lived and worked in Western Australia. He was the Deputy Director and then the Director of Works and Technical Services at the Town of Albany in the late 80s through to 1991.

His first role as a Chief Executive Officer was in 1994 at the Corangamite Shire Council in Victoria, following the amalgamation process in Victoria. He remained in that role until 1998. He then took the position as CEO of Rockhampton City Council until 2008, when there was an amalgamation of local governments in Queensland.

Gary was awarded the Public Service Medal in the 2008 Queen’s Birthday Honours List for outstanding public service and leadership within local government, particularly through local government reforms.

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