Dr Brad Pettitt was elected as the Mayor of the City of Fremantle in 2009.
Brad has served on Fremantle Council since 2005 and has chaired the Urban Development Advisory Committee and the Transport Committee amongst others.
Until taking up the role of Mayor, Brad was the Dean of the School of Sustainability at Murdoch University. His research and teaching expertise include climate change, international aid policy, and sustainability planning. Brad continues to be involved at Murdoch on a part-time basis.
Brad has previously worked with Oxfam in Cambodia and with the Australian Government Aid Program, AusAID, in Canberra.