Mr Stephen Wall

LeadWest's Board has two types of Director: Participating Council Nominated Directors and Elected Directors.  An Alternate Director can be appointed for each Director.

Stephen Wall is currently Maribyrnong City Council’s Chief Executive Officer.

Stephen returned to Maribyrnong Council in October 2014, following a number of years serving as CEO of Surf Coast Shire Council, prior to which he held the role of Director Corporate Services at Maribyrnong for the period between 2011 and 2013.

Stephen’s local government career spans more than 19 years, working in 6 different councils in 3 different states. He has held a range of senior executive roles, including Chief Executive Officer at 3 councils.

Stephen commenced in local government working as a purchasing and creditors officer, but very quickly gained promotion and experience working through the range of corporate services functions as opportunities presented.   

He holds a Masters Degree in Business Management (MBA) from Charles Sturt University, majoring in finance, and a Bachelor of Business, majoring in Human Resources Management.

Stephen has held a number of non-executive Director roles with not for profit Boards, and he is also a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Local Government Professionals (LG Pro).