Alison Leighton

General Manager Strategy, Planning & Climate Change – City of Melbourne


Alison Leighton assumed the position of General Manager, Strategy, Planning and Climate Change, at the City of Melbourne in April 2020. Prior to this she was the Chief Executive Officer at Baw Baw Shire Council and the Chief Operating Officer at Mornington Peninsula Shire. Alison has acquired more than 15 years of progressive leadership experience in infrastructure, planning, operations and public sector business transformation.

Alison is a qualified engineer, an alumni of Harvard Business School, and an MBA and AICD graduate.

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