Shane Walden

Director Assets and Operations

Shane is a MBA-qualified strategic leader who has senior management experience in peri-urban and interface local government environments. He also has senior management experience in the commercial sector in engineering and facilities management organisations, including state and regional management roles.

Prior to joining Macedon Ranges Shire Council, Shane was a senior manager at Wyndham City Council, where he oversaw service and asset planning, asset design, construction, asset operations, asset renewal and replacement across all the major infrastructure streams. Other roles Shane has held include senior management positions delivering outsourced services for the Australian Defence Force, Mornington Peninsula Shire, Austin Hospital and Telstra. As a result, he has led financial reporting, risk management, compliance, asset management, customer service, project management and strategic business planning.

The Assets and Operations directorate ensures the community’s assets meet the advertised level of service and presentation. This includes provision of capital works projects, facility management, waste management, road and drain management, and the care and presentation of parks and gardens.