The day to day running of the city is the responsibility of the Chief Executive Officer, who, along with Directors and staff, act on the Council's decisions by developing and putting into practice the Council policies and resolutions.
Chief Executive Officer
Martin Mileham holds a degree in Architecture from the University of Western Australia. He has 35 years experience in the private and public sector, most recently having been Executive Director of Strategy, Policy and Projects at the state Department of Planning from 2008 until late 2012. Prior to that, Martin was Vice President Operations of a large multi-disciplinary consultancy based in Dubai, and headquartered in Toronto, during a period in which the company provided architectural services for construction and delivery of the world's tallest building.
His first role was as a design architect with the Perth firm of Brand Deykin and Hay, during which time he played a key role in the design and delivery of projects such as the Forrest Place and City Station Redevelopment, in the early 1980's. He was also a Director at the Building Management Authority from 1988 until 1992. On leaving Perth in the early 90's, he travelled widely and has lived and worked in London, Melbourne, Malaysia, Oman, Brunei and the United Arab Emirates, and during a period from 1992 to 1997, managed and owned an international award-winning urban design consultancy.
Director Corporate Services
Robert Mianich is a Chartered Accountant with extensive senior finance experience in accounting practice , and both the private and public sectors. Before joining the City in 2005, Robert was a Director at the State Treasury, and prior to that held a senior finance role within the retail sector.
The units within the Corporate Services Directorate will play a leading role in relation to the ongoing work associated with the Integrated Planning and Reporting Framework and the recently adopted Organisational Development Plan for the City.
- Human Resources
- Information Technology
- Data and Information
Director Construction and Maintenance
- Street Presentation and Maintenance
- Waste and Cleansing
- Plant and Equipment
Director Community and Commercial Services
- Customer Service
- Parking services
- Commercial Parking
- Community Amenity and safety
- Community Facilities
Director Economic Development and Activation
- Economic Development
- Marketing and Communications
- Arts, Culture and Heritage
- Business Support and Sponsorship
- International Engagement
Director Planning and Development
- Strategic Planning
- Coordination and Design
- Environment and Public Health
- Development Approvals
- Activity Approvals