Shoalhaven City Council has announced the appointment of a new Director of Assets and Works, Paul Keech.
Council’s General Manager Russ Pigg said, “We are excited to welcome Paul back to the Shoalhaven. Paul is well known within the Shoalhaven having worked for Council for thirteen years from 1991-2004 in the roles of Pavement Engineer, Construction Engineer and Construction Manager.”
Paul brings a wealth of experience and local knowledge to the Director position. After working at Shoalhaven City Council, he sought career opportunities at three other Councils where he advanced to Director positions including:
· Director Engineering Services, Narrabri Council - Nov 2004 - Jan 2011
· Director Engineering Services, Moree Plains Shire - Jan 2011 - Aug 2011
· Director Engineering Services, Gladstone Regional Council - Aug 2011 to present.
Paul was involved in the Local Government Engineers Association as President State and Federal Branch 2009-11; currently represents local government nationally on the AUSTROADS Pavement Technical Review committee; and received the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia Queensland 2016 Queensland Engineer of the Year Award.
With a passion for the area and community engagement, Paul brings to the Shoalhaven excellent technical qualifications, experience and leadership skills.
Shoalhaven City Council welcomes Paul back to the City where he will commence in the role on 20 November 2017.