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CEO Paul Anderson

Chief Executive Officer - Paul Anderson

Paul Anderson commenced at Gosford City Council in January 2013. Following his appointment, Paul instigated the Open for Business – Under New Management campaign which saw council refocus on encouraging development and investment to the region.

He has many years of high level experience in local government, including roles as the General Manager of Eurobodalla Shire and Lithgow City Council, and five years as the Director of Planning and Environment Services at Tamworth City Council.

Born in Sydney and raised in Dubbo, Paul has earned tertiary qualifications in building surveying, planning, engineering and environmental science and has a Graduate Diploma of Local Government Management from Deakin University.

He is also a graduate of the Australia and New Zealand School of Government’s (ANZSOG) intensive Excellence in Leadership in Local Government program and a Master of Management, University of Wollongong’s Sydney Business School. 

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