Graeme joined the State Government as a Business Planning Consultant and Risk Manager for the Department of Contract and Management Services in 1997. Prior to joining the State Heritage Office in 2009, Graeme was the Department of Housing’s General Manager of Corporate Development Services and Executive Manager of Fremantle Prison.
During his six years at Fremantle Prison, he created a new vision for the development and sustainability of this significant State heritage site, establishing it as a premier heritage tourism attraction. He was also instrumental in the Prison’s entry in the new National Heritage List and for setting the ground work for its inscription in the UNESCO World Heritage in 2010 - making it the first built environment in Western Australia to receive this honour.
While at the State Heritage Office, Graeme oversaw major governance and operational changes within the organisation, leading to the State Government’s decision that the agency become its own department on 1 July 2014.
Graeme joined Landgate as the Chief Executive in March, 2019.
General Manager Strategy, Customers and Culture
Liz Burke joined Landgate in 2014 and is now General Manager of Strategy, Customers and Culture. Liz has extensive experience in leadership and organisational development, cultural and transformational change. Liz and her team add value to the organisation, our people, customers, community and shareholder through; supporting strategy development and execution, performance analysis and reporting, business planning, strategic portfolio management, policy and legislative improvements and the very important job of people and cultural development. Having worked across a range of industries Liz's past employers include state governments in Victoria and Western Australia, large corporations and a renowned Western Australian start-up.
General Manager Spur and Location Intelligence
Hannah Ley has over 20 years of experience as a professional consultant, functional manager and more recently a company director and small business owner. Hannah joined Landgate in 2016 and is now the General Manager for Spur and Location Intelligence. Her extensive experience will help manage the development of the strategic direction of the Business Unit, the establishment of key performance indicators and annual business unit planning. She has experience in environmental science and has led a Commonwealth-funded program to assess, model and spatially represent climate change risks and associated impacts on the natural and heritage assets of the Perth and Peel region. Following on from a Royal Commission into a significant oil spill in the Timor Sea, Hannah undertook a gap analysis of the operator’s core management systems (environmental, compliance, health and safety, risk, contractor management and change management) to identify opportunities for improvement. Hannah and her team add value to the organisation, our people, customers and community with their hard work and skill set.
General Manager Valuations and Property Analytics
Bruce Roberts commenced at Landgate in 1993 and has worked on major legislative reforms, such as changes to the Transfer of Land Act 1893 which enabled WA's digital land title register, and the creation of the Land Administration Act 1997 which created the single title registration system for private and Crown-owned land in WA. Bruce contributed to the drafting of the Land Information Authority Act 2006 which saw the creation of the Statutory Authority which operates as Landgate. Bruce has also worked on international projects establishing land title systems in Asia and was the inaugural Chair of the Australian Registrars National Electronic Conveyancing Council of Australia.
General Manager Location Data Services and Business Enablement
Eugene Suares is Landgate’s General Manager for Location Data Services and Business Enablement. Eugene joined the agency in June 2013 as Director Customer Service. He has since worked across multiple streams of our business optimising value chains, enhancing service delivery and contributing towards strategy. Eugene brings extensive experience from a diverse background of dynamic organisations built on a track record of connecting people and technology to strategy to achieve strong sustainable returns. This year Eugene and his team have been focussed on the evolution of our traditional Corporate Services function to a more empowered value chain oriented directorate of Business Enablement. This year also saw the transition of our ICT Services to our subsidiary Advara Ltd and expansion of our technology roadmap to enable our business strategy to increase information asset efficiency and support greater access to our services.