Executive management team

The day to day running of the City of Perth is the responsibility of the Chief Executive Officer. Along with the directors and staff, the Chief Executive Officer acts on the Council's decisions by developing and putting into practice the Council’s policies and resolutions.

  • Murray Jorgensen
    Chief Executive Officer
    Murray Jorgensen

      Responsible for:

      • Governance
      • Strategy and Partnership
      • Corporate Communications
    • Chris Kopec
      General Manager, Infrastructure and Operations
      Chris Kopec photo

        Responsible for:

        • Infrastructure and Assets
        • Operations
        • Fleet and Depot Services
        • Waste Management
        • Parks and Environment Operations
        • Parking Services
      • Anne Banks-McAllister
        General Manager, Community Development
        Anne Banks-McAllister

          Responsible for:

          • Customer Service
          • Commercial Parking
          • Community Amenity and Safety
          • Community Services
          • Health and Activity Approvals
          • Library
        • Robert Farley
          Acting Director Planning & Development
          Robert Farley

            Responsible for:

            • City Planning
            • Coordination and Design
            • Development Approvals
            • Sustainability
            • Transport
          • Daniel High
            Acting Director Economic Development & Activation
            Daniel High

              Responsible for:

              • Arts, Culture and Heritage
              • Business Support and Sponsorship
              • Economic Development
              • Marketing and Activation
            • Karin Strachan
              Acting Director Corporate Services
              Karin Strachan

                Responsible for:

                • Asset Management
                • Data and Information
                • Finance
                • Human Resources
                • Information Technology
              • Michael Kent
                Project Director, Strategic Finance
                Michael Kent

                  Responsible for:

                  • Strategic Financial Management
                  • Mentoring and capacity building in financial management practices
                  • Strategic Technology Management
                  • Financial Systems and Process Transformation Initiative
                  • Procurement Transformation Initiative