Our people

Our team is diverse in roles, professions and people; stretched across several divisions and many projects. From our CEO, to our Urban Designers, our Receptionists and our Project Officers, we may have different responsibilities but all share the same vision for Perth and we've all got great pride in our city. 

Here at MRA, we don't just live and work in Perth. We breathe Perth. 

Meet some of our team

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    Kieran Kinsella

    Chief Executive Officer

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    Ryan Keys

    Executive Director, Planning

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    Veronica Jeffery

    Executive Director, Place Management

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    Sean Henriques

    Executive Director, Project Delivery

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    Mark Reutens

    Executive Director, Corporate Services

A bit about Kieran

As CEO of the Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority since 2012, Kieran plays a central role in the transformation and renewal of the Perth metropolitan area, including iconic projects like Elizabeth Quay, Perth City Link and Riverside, and the continued redevelopment of Midland, Armadale and Subiaco. Kieran brings a wealth of experience to the role after serving as CEO of the Midland Redevelopment Authority for more than 11 years, leading revitalisation of Midland into a strategic regional centre.

With a career spanning more than 25 years, Kieran has extensive senior management experience in both the Federal and State Government public services across a wide range of disciplines including urban renewal, statutory planning, economic and community development, strategic and regional planning, regional development and employment and training.

A bit about Ryan

In his role as Executive Director for Planning Ryan is responsible for overseeing the project initiation, urban design, strategy and innovation and statutory planning across MRA's redevelopment areas of Central Perth, Armadale, Midland, Scarborough and Subiaco. Ryan was previously the Director for Planning for EPRA and the Subiaco Redevelopment Authority that were responsible for the delivery of such projects as Perth City Link, Riverside, Perth Cultural Centre and Subi Centro. He also has extensive town planning experience across local and state government and private consultancy in Western Australia and New South Wales.

A bit about Veronica

Veronica’s career history includes more than 16 years working in senior State and Federal Government roles, with the last five years leading the Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority’s dynamic Place Management team. As Executive Director Place Management, Veronica is responsible for the MRA’s Place Activation, Commercial Operations and Communications activities across the Authority’s 13 major redevelopment projects. Veronica brings her extensive experience in Place Making to lead the evolution and rejuvenation of Perth destinations, creating dynamic, authentic and sustainable places for the people of Perth to enjoy.

A bit about Sean 

As Executive Director of Project Delivery Sean has responsibility for overseeing delivery of some of the State’s most significant redevelopment projects. He has a background in finance, with nearly 20 years’ experience across a range of industries in the private and public sector, the last ten of which have been related to the delivery of major projects in Australia and the United Kingdom. Sean is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Director’s and a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Leading the MRA’s Project Delivery team, Sean’s responsibilities include project feasibility and approvals, project planning and capital investment, through to the sales and marketing of a suite of projects with an end value of over $16billion.

A bit about Mark 

With nearly 16 years’ experience as a Chartered Accountant, Mark has worked in private practice, investment banking and the oil and gas industry before commencing at East Perth Redevelopment Authority in early 2008. Since the commencement of the Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority (MRA) on 1 January 2012, Mark has been MRA’s Executive Director Corporate Services and Chief Finance Officer. In this combined role, he oversees the financial management of the Authority, and is responsible for the direction of the MRA’s corporate service units, including legal and governance, procurement, finance and treasury, information services and human resources.