Chair of Commissioners
Chair Commissioner Andrew Hammond joined the City of Perth as one of three Commissioners appointed by the State Government to act in place of Council in March 2018. Prior to this, he was the Chief Executive Officer at the City of Rockingham for 10 years.
Commissioner Hammond has had significant senior local government experience in CEO positions at Rockingham, Albany, Wyndham East Kimberley and Nannup after commencing his career in Manjimup.
Prior to his local government career, he worked in the retail banking sector in South Australia. He held a non-executive director position at the Institute of Business and Technology Australia and holds an Executive MBA in Administration from the University of Western Australia, a Diploma of Local Government and is a Fellow of Local Government Managers Australia, the Institute of Management and Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
In 2012 Commissioner Hammond was awarded the inaugural Institute of Public Administration W.A. Local Government Leader of the Year and in 2013 the LGMA Medal for Services to the Local Government profession.