Executive Staff


Chief Executive Officer - Jim Nolan

B.Eng (Civil)

Jim was appointed Chief Executive Officer with Pyrenees Shire Council in December 2014. He has 25 years’ experience in local government at Glenelg, Southern Grampians and Northern Grampians. Jim has experience across infrastructure, project delivery, community and economic development.

As CEO, Jim is responsible for the day to day operations of Council, the delivery of the Council Plan and the implementation of Council decisions.  Jim also has direct responsibility for economic development and communications.


Director Corporate and Community Services - Evan King

B.Business (Acc), CPA

Evan joined Pyrenees Shire Council in June 2014. He has over 20 years of experience in financial management and community services gained in local government with Hepburn Shire Council and the social services and manufacturing industries.

Evan is responsible for the strategic management of the Corporate and Community Services Department, which includes finance and administration, information technology, governance, human resources, customer services and community wellbeing.


Director Assets and Development - Douglas Gowans


Douglas joined Pyrenees Shire Council in August 2015.  He has over 13 years' experience in local government, including Golden Plains and Hindmarsh Shire Councils.

Douglas manages the operations and asset areas of Council. His responsibilities include the construction and maintenance of roads and bridges, waste management and recycling, parks and gardens, town planning and building services, local laws, fire prevention and emergency management.


Organisational Structure (341 KB)

We acknowledge the people past and present of the Wadawurrung, Dja Dja Wurrung, and Djab Wurrung tribes, whose land forms the Pyrenees Shire. We pay our respect to the customs, traditions and stewardship of the land by the elders and people of these tribes.

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