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. 

Meet some of our team

  • Frank Marra

    Frank Marra

    Chief Executive

  • Dean Mudford

    Dean Mudford

    Chief Operations Officer

  • Fiona Barclay

    Fiona Barclay

    Chief Financial Officer

  •  Kerry Fijac

    Kerry Fijac

    Executive General Manager, Business Development & Marketing

  • Sean Henriques

    Sean Henriques

    Executive General Manager, Redevelopment Operations

A bit about Frank

Frank is our Chief Executive here at DevelopmentWA and is central to strategic planning, the evaluation of projects and risk analysis to business development, corporate planning and project delivery.

An economist and accountant, and having completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard University, his strategic contribution has been recognised by industry awards.

Frank is currently a member of the Western Australian Planning Commission’s Infrastructure Coordinating Committee and Central Perth Planning Committee; is a Trustee of the Committee for Economic Development Australia (CEDA) in WA; a non-executive director of the Property Education Foundation; a Fellow of CPA Australia and a graduate of AICD.

A bit about Dean

Dean Mudford is our Chief Operations Officer. He is an accomplished leader with more than 25 years of experience in the property and construction industry.

Dean has worked across all sectors of the property market in Australia and the UK including Residential, Industrial, Commercial and Hospitality. His experience is diverse and includes senior roles within Mirvac WA prior to his current position.

He is a former Vice President of the Property Council of Australia (WA Division) and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Dean is responsible for a large team of people to drive commercial and social outcomes across a significant state-wide portfolio of projects. He is passionate about delivering projects that demonstrate innovation and industry best practice.

A bit about Fiona

With more than 25 years’ experience in financial management, Fiona leads the Corporate Services team, driving business improvement at every level of DevelopmentWA.

Her strategic approach ensures the organisation is equipped to respond to emerging land and infrastructure opportunities to realise the potential of our rapidly growing state.

Fiona has an extensive portfolio of responsibilities including financial management, strategy, human resources, information technology, commercial delivery and facilities management.

Prior to joining DevelopmentWA in 2014, she enjoyed a successful commercial career in the mining services, resources and aviation industries, holding a range of senior management positions.

Fiona has a MBA from Deakin University, a Bachelor of Business, a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance, a Graduate Diploma in Company Secretarial Practice, a Graduate Diploma in Company Directorship and a Graduate Diploma in Human Resources Management.

She is a Fellow Certified Practising Accountant (FCPA), a Chartered Secretary and is currently a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, CPA Australia and The Governance Institute of Australia.

A bit about Kerry

Kerry is our Executive General Manager of Business Development & Marketing and is responsible for strategic and business planning, pursuit of new business opportunities, disposal of surplus government assets, advisory services to government and marketing and communication activity.

She is a member of the DevelopmentWA Executive management team and leads change management and integration initiatives.

Prior to joining DevelopmentWA in 2008, Kerry was previously Deputy Director General Housing at the WA Department for Housing and Works, with a state-wide remit for tenancy and asset management, supported housing and land development.

Kerry has a Bachelor of Commerce degree (University of Western Australia) and is a Certified Practising Accountant. She has previously been a director of both the Keystart group of companies and the Country Housing Authority and a member of the Centre of the Built Environment and Health (CBEH) Advisory Committee at the University of Western Australia.

A bit about Sean 

In the role of Executive General Manager, Redevelopment Operations, Sean 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).

With more than 20 years of experience across a range of industries in the private and public sector, his focus has largely been around the implementation of strategic business change initiatives and major transformational projects in Australia and the United Kingdom.

Sean is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.