Our leadership team

Our organisation is structured into three key business units.

  • Infrastructure Services
  • Sustainable Communities
  • Corporate Services

Please refer to our Organisational Structure for more information.

Our Executive Team is called the Corporate Management Group: the Chief Executive Officer and General Managers from each business unit.

Gerry Smith, Chief Executive Officer


The Chief Executive officer is responsible for the overall strategic direction of Council, as well as:

  • Organisational Development
    • Human Resources
    • Governance, Risk and OH&S
  • Communications
  • Executive Support

Greg Pinkerton, General Manager Corporate Services 

greg_120x180.jpgCorporate Services is made up of the following business areas:

  • Customer Service
  • Records Management
  • Risk and Insurance management
  • Finance
  • Information Technology
  • Tourism
  • Economic Development

Mark Florence, General Manager Sustainable Communities


Sustainable Communities is made up of the following program areas:

  • Community Planning
  • Recreation and Youth Services
  • Community & Aged Care
  • Community Strengthening
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Planning and Sustainable development
  • Planning
  • Building
  • Enforcement Services
  • Environmental Health
  • Natural Resources

Robert Uebergang, Acting General Manager Infrastructure Services


Infrastructure Services is made up of three program areas:

  • Civil Operations
  • Assets
  • Capital Works

Fiona Shanks, Manager Transition Support


Supporting the CEO on matters relating to Council business, governance and administration.

Roberta Baker, Manager Communications


Supporting the CEO on matters relating to publications, media liaison, community consultation and project support.

Last updated: 24 July 2014