Executive Leadership Team

The City's Executive Leadership Team (ELT) consists of:

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Director - City Business
  • Director - Community Development
  • Director - Strategic Planning and Projects
  • Director - Infrastructure and Project Delivery

The role of the ELT is to provide strategic management to oversee the implementation of council decisions and to maintain operational excellence.

View the organisational structure

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Graeme has almost 40 years experience in local government, 29 of those in senior management including 14 years as Chief Executive Officer. Having worked through a number of metropolitan and country local governments, Graeme moved to Fremantle as Director Corporate Services in 2001 and was then appointed to the position of CEO in August 2004.

Graeme’s expertise and qualifications...

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Responsible for:

Economic development and marketing: place marketing, corporate communications, commercial property, commercial parking

Field services: environmental health, community safety, parking

Business systems:  Finance, HR, governance, corporate information services.

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Responsible for:

Service and information: Customer service, Library, Fremantlle Visitor Centre, The Meeting Place

Arts and culture:  Fremantle Arts Centre, public art, festivals, event management

Community development: Fremantlle Leisure Centre, Fremantle Community Care, Fremantle Legal Centre...

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Responsible for:

City works: Waste management, mechanical services, contruction engineering, maintenance, parks & landscapes

Infrastructure projects: Traffic and civil design, engineering projects, project management

City assets: leased buildings, facilities management

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Responsible for:  

Strategic planning: town planning, heritage

Development approvals: statutory planning, land administration, building/surveying 

Strategic projects: sustainability, urban design, community engagement