Our people

Our team is diverse in roles, professions and people; stretched across several divisions and many projects. From our CEO, to our Planners, 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

  • Sean Henriques

    Sean Henriques

    Executive General Manager, Redevelopment Operations

  • Ryan Keys

    Ryan Keys

    Executive Director, Planning

  • Patrick Ward

    Patrick Ward

    A/Executive Director, Place Management

  • Richard Jeffcote

    Richard Jeffcote

    A/Executive Director, Project Delivery

  • Mark Reutens

    Mark Reutens

    Executive Director, Commercial and Business Services

A bit about Sean 

In the role of Executive General Manager, Redevelopment Operations, Mr Henriques plays a central role in the transformation and renewal of metropolitan Perth.

He was previously responsible for overseeing planning and operation delivery of a suite of urban regeneration projects including Elizabeth Quay, Perth City Link, Yagan Square and the Scarborough foreshore along with the continued redevelopment of East Perth, Midland, Armadale, and Subiaco in his former role as Executive Director of Project Delivery and Chief Executive Officer at MRA (now DevelopmentWA).

As a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, with over 20 years’ experience across a range of industries in the private and public sector, the majority of that time has been spent in the implementation of strategic business change initiatives and major transformational projects in both Australia and the United Kingdom.

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 Patrick

As Acting Executive Director for Place Management Patrick is responsible for placemaking, asset management and commercial outcomes across MRA assets including Elizabeth Quay, Yagan Square and the Midland Railway Workshops. Patrick has over 30 years’ experience in the private sector across the fields of communications, project management, real estate, acquisitions and change management. He is a past Western Australian president and national board member of ADMA.

A bit about Richard

Richard has responsibility for overseeing delivery of some of the State’s most significant redevelopment projects as Acting Executive Director of Project Delivery. With a background in urban planning and project management, prior to commencing at MRA in 2012 Richard held senior roles at the Rottnest Island Authority, East Perth Redevelopment Authority and Department for Planning. Leading the MRA’s Project Delivery team, Richard’s responsibilities include project feasibility and approvals, project planning and capital investment, through to 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 Commercial and Business 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.