Organisation Structure

Executive Team

Acting General Manager - Wayne Rylands
Director Corporate Services - Mark Eady
Director Customer and Community Services - Angela Jones-Blayney
Director City Planning and Environment - Liz Coad
Acting Director City Works - Charles Mahfoud

General Manager's Office

The Office of the General Manager leads the Council and provides direct administrative support services for the General Manager and high quality legal and consultative services for the City of Ryde.

Acting General Manager - Wayne Rylands
Principal Staff: 
General Counsel - Paul Kapetas

Corporate Services

The Corporate Services directorate forms an integral part of the City of Ryde Council organisation, working in partnership with the business to provide advice and support to enable delivery of Council services and initiatives. This includes managing a $132 million portfolio of commercial, residential, community and operational properties for the City of Ryde.

Director - Mark Eady
Principal Staff:
Chief Financial Officer - Aneesh Zahra
Manager Strategic Property - Glenn Davis
Manager People and Performance - Marnie Mitchell
Manager Business Strategy & Innovation - Graham Pares

Manager Transport - Yafeng (Alex) Zhu

Manager Corporate Governance - John Schanz
Chief Technology Officer - Amit Srivastava
Manager Procurement - Steve Moore

Customer and Community Services

The Customer and Community Services directorate leads the planning, design and delivery of all customer engagement strategies and strategic customer services. This includes overseeing the operations of the Customer Service Centre, the Ryde Aquatic Leisure Centre and Community and Ranger Services. It is also responsible for managing all internal and external communications for Council across a range of platforms, as well as the extensive calendar of events.

Director - Angela Jones-Blayney 
Principal Staff:
Manager Communications and Engagement - Liz Berger
Manager Ryde Aquatic Leisure Centre - Paul Hartmann
Manager Community and Ranger Services - Lindsay Godfrey
Manager Library Services - Kathleen Allen

City Planning and Environment

The City Planning and Environment directorate provides the long-term policy and planning framework for the growth and ongoing liveability of the City. It also provides critical regulatory, enforcement and environmental services to oversee relevant policies and legislation, protecting and enhancing our environment, amenities and community safety.

Director - Liz Coad
Principal Staff:
Manager Urban Strategy - Dyalan Govender
Manager Development Assessment - Sandra Bailey
Manager Environment - Kylie McMahon
Manager Health and Building - Anthony McDermott
Manager Business & Development Advisory Service - Vince Galletto

City Works

The City Works directorate delivers a diverse range of services, maintenance and improvements for all of Council's assets, including civil infrastructure (roads, footpaths, drainage), public domain infrastructure (town and neighbourhood centres), parks and reserves, sportsgrounds and public buildings and amenities. It also manages the delivery of the City’s essential waste services.

Acting Director - Charles Mahfoud
Principal Staff:
Manager Project Development - Ryann Midei
Acting Manager Assets & Infrastructure - Daniel Carniero
Manager Business Infrastructure - Ian Garland
Acting Manager Transport - Alex Zhu
Manager Operations - Stephen Ellul
Manager Parks - Simon James