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Council of the City of Gold Coast

We provide a vast range of services, activities and facilities to make the Gold Coast the best place to live and visit.

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Corporate structure

The corporate (or administrative) structure of the City of Gold Coast is set by Council and is responsible to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Dale Dickson.

The CEO is responsible directly to the Council.

City of Gold Coast's organisational functions are managed across the Office of the CEO and six directorates.

If you wish to contact one of our officers, please visit our Contact us page for options.

Download the City's Corporate Structure by Directorate.

  • Portrait of CEO, Dale Dickson

    Office of the CEO

    Dale Dickson 
    Chief Executive Officer 

  • Director Transport and Infrastructure

    Transport and Infrastructure

    Alton Twine
    Director Transport and Infrastructure

  • Director Community Services

    Community Services

    Alison Ewens
    Director Community Services

  • Director Water and Waste

    Water and Waste

    Paul Heaton
    Director Water and Waste

  • Chief Operating Officer

    Office of the COO

    Joe McCabe
    Chief Operating Officer

  • Director Organisational Services

    Organisational Services

    Glen Potter
    Director Organisational Services

  • Director Economy Planning and Environment

    Economy, Planning and Environment

    Alisha Swain
    Director Economy, Planning and Environment

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