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Grant Thorne

Director - Infrastructure

Grant Thorne

Grant Thorne joined Knox Council as its Director Infrastructure in September 2020.

Prior to joining Knox, Grant was Director City Infrastructure at Moreland City Council for over 6 years.

Grant has 27 years of experience across rural, growth and metropolitan councils and extensive experience in senior leadership and executive roles within local government. Grant’s experience includes leading large and complex teams including open space design and development, open space maintenance, street cleansing, roads, fleet, waste, engineering, asset management, building maintenance, building projects, local laws, parking, animal management, transport and project management.

He brings strong leadership skills and a passion for working with and improving the local community.

Grant’s formal qualifications include Bachelor of Engineering (Civil), Graduate Diploma of Management and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Reporting Structure

Department Manager
Operations Kim Hanisch (Acting)
Community Infrastructure Andrea Szymanski (Acting)
Sustainable Infrastructure Matt Hanrahan
Major Initiatives Unit Monica Micheli
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