Western Australia Minister for Regional Development Alannah MacTiernan
CEO Appointed To Goldfields-Esperance Development Commission
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- Kris Starcevich appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Goldfields-Esperance Development Commission (GEDC)
Minister for Regional Development Alannah MacTiernan has welcomed the appointment of Kris Starcevich as Chief Executive Officer of the Goldfields-Esperance Development Commission.
“Kris is a real regional leader, bringing enthusiasm, deep local knowledge and a passion for development to the Goldfields and Esperance.” Minister for Regional Development Alannah MacTiernan said.
“He has been important in delivering the State Government’s agenda to drive jobs and diversification across regional Western Australia on the ground in the Goldfields-Esperance area.”
Mr. Starcevich has acted in the role since May 2018, helping to drive the McGowan Government’s economic development and jobs agenda in the Goldfields-Esperance region.
A local to the region, Mr. Starcevich has previously worked in the mining sector and has been employed at the GEDC since 2014.
He has been appointed for a 5-year term.
GEDC is overseeing job-creating State Government initiatives in the Goldfields and Esperance areas, including the Kalgoorlie City Centre upgrades, Norseman Visitor Centre project, Goldfields-Esperance Arts and Culture Trail, Goldfields Aboriginal Business Leadership program, Regional Economic Development grants and local content programs.