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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    Sean Henriques

    A/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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    Richard Jeffcote

    A/Executive Director, Project Delivery

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    Mark Reutens

    Executive Director, Commercial and Business Services

A bit about Sean 

As Acting CEO of the Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority, Sean plays a central role in the transformation and renewal of metropolitan Perth, as well as leadership of the Authority throughout the merger with its sister agency, LandCorp. He was previously responsible for overseeing delivery of a suite of urban regeneration projects including the likes of Elizabeth Quay, Perth City Link, 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 at MRA and East Perth Redevelopment Authority.

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 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 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.