Chief Executive Officer, Copper Coast Council, SA
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Russell Peate is the Chief Executive Officer of the Copper Coast Council in South Australia, a role he has held since 28th February 2019. Russell has over 35 years experience in senior management positions in Local Government in South Australia and Queensland as follows:-
Russell has been a member of the previous Institute of Municipal Management, Local Government Managers Australia and now Local Government Professionals. Russell has previously been State President of the then Local Government Managers Australia - South Australia and a Board Member for 10 years.
Russell was also the Inaugural Exchange Manager for Local Government Managers Australia National to South Africa in 2001. He has been a Board member of a number of community organisations and has a keen interest in community partnership and development.
Russell has a Bachelor of Business majoring in Accountancy and Public Administration and a Master of Business majoring in Local Government Management, has completed the Australian Institute of Company Directors Course and the Professional Leadership Program by Adelaide University.