Andrew Hammond has served as Chair Commissioner of the City of Perth since August 2019, Commissioner since March 2018 and prior to that was the Chief Executive Officer of the City of Rockingham for 10 years.
Prior to his role at the City of Rockingham, Andrew has had significant senior experience in Local Government in CEO positions in Rockingham, Albany, Wyndham East Kimberley and Nannup after commencing his career in Manjimup. Prior to his Local Government career, Andrew worked in the retail banking sector in South Australia. Andrew 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 Andrew 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.