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Chief Executive Officer

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A city supported by infrastructureInfrastructure
A collaborative cityCollaboration
A city for peoplePeople
Housing the cityHousing
A city of great placesPlaces
A well connected cityConnected
Jobs and skills for the cityJobs
A city in its landscapeLandscape
An efficient cityEfficiency
A resilient cityResilience
Lyndal Hayward

Lyndal Hayward

A/Chief Executive Officer

BA (Macquarie University), Grad. Dip. Editing & Publishing (Macquarie University), MBA with Merit (University of Newcastle), Executive Master of Public Administration (ANZSOG), GAICD (Australian Institute of Company Directors)

Ms Hayward’s early career was in publishing where she worked for some of the world’s leading book publishing houses in Sydney, London and Tokyo.

Ms Hayward joined the Audit Office of NSW in 2009 and worked in a variety of roles across communications, publications, records and information management, human resources and change management, business administration and program management. Lyndal held the Executive Director Corporate Services position from 2017 until her departure in July 2021, at which point she joined the Greater Sydney Commission (now Greater Cities Commission) as Executive Director People and Corporate Services.

Since October 2022, Ms Hayward has been the Acting Chief Executive Officer for the Greater Cities Commission.


Meet our commissioners

Geoff Roberts AM

Chief Commissioner

Natalie Walker

Social Commissioner

Meg McDonald

Environment Commissioner