General manager and senior staff

Inner West Council employs over 1,250 staff, organised into various sections with different responsibilities. 

Senior staff

Peter Gainsford

Peter Gainsford – General Manager

  • People and Culture
  • Strategic and Corporate Communications
  • Legal Services
Simone Plummer

Simone Plummer - Director Planning

  • Planning
  • Environment and Sustainability
  • Regulatory Services
  • Sports and Recreation
Kelly Loveridge

Kelly Loveridge - Director Corporate

  • Business Excellence and Customer Service
  • Finance
  • ICT
  • Governance and Risk
  • Property and Strategic Investments
  • Procurement
Ruth Callaghan

Ruth Callaghan - Director Community

  • Children's Services
  • Community Wellbeing
  • Communications, Engagement and Corporate Strategy
  • Events
  • Libraries and Community Venues
  • Living arts
  • Social and Cultural Planning
Ryan Mideii

Ryann Midei - Director Infrastructure 

  • Capital Works
  • Engineering Services
  • Facilities Management
  • Operations
  • Traffic and Transport Planning
  • Urban Forest

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Page last updated: 06 Apr 2023