DevelopmentWA Board bolstered with new appointment

  • Mr Len Kosova appointed to DevelopmentWA board
  • Board appointee has worked in urban and regional town planning since 1995, working in senior positions across local government.

One of Western Australia’s leading town planners, with a demonstrated history of executive local government leadership, Len Kosova, has been appointed to the DevelopmentWA Board.

Mr Kosova has more than 25 years local government experience across metropolitan and regional WA. His roles included the chief executive officer at the City of Vincent and Planning Director at the City of Wanneroo, City of Gosnells and Shire of Mundaring.

Since January 2019, Mr Kosova has been a Member of the Western Australian Planning Commission’s Statutory Planning Committee; and Executive, Finance and Property Committee. In August 2019, he was appointed by the State Government to serve as a Commissioner at the City of Perth, a role he held until the new Council was elected in October 2020.

Mr Kosova is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Local Government Professionals Australia and Urban Development Institute of Australia and holds a degree in Urban and Regional Planning. He is also is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Mr Kosova will replace outgoing Board Member Ms Dale Page. Chair of the DevelopmentWA Board, Darren Cooper, has been reappointed for a further two years.

As stated by Planning Minister John Carey:

“I welcome Len Kosova’s appointment to the DevelopmentWA board. Len has more than 25 years experience across local government and planning and will be an invaluable addition.

“Mr Kosova will chair a number of Land Redevelopment Committees, where his insights will help ensure the delivery of high-quality outcomes within urban renewal projects.

“I would also like to acknowledge outgoing Board Member Dale Page, for her successful tenure since 2018.

“Ms Page has provided fantastic guidance and leadership during the complex mergers of LandCorp and the MRA and the integration of the commercial functions of the Department of Communities.

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