About City Parklands Services


City Parklands Services Pty Ltd is a wholly-owned subsidiary company of Council, which manages the operational services, events and marketing activity for South Bank Parklands, Roma Street Parkland and Victoria Park.

Company values

City Parklands is a leader in the management of the city's key open spaces.

We achieve this by following our company values:

  • Passion for our parks
  • Engaged and proud community - workers, volunteers and visitors.
  • Committed to Zero Harm
  • Dedicated to sustainability - social, environmental, economic
  • Trusted and transparent custodians 
  • Excellence through innovation, skill and design 
  • Responsive and adaptable to change 

Board members

City Parklands Board members are nominated by Brisbane City Council and approved by Council's Civic Cabinet.

Current board members include:

This table shows the board members of City Parkland Services including Chairman, Company Secretary and Directors.
Chair David Chick
Company Secretary Stephanie Knobel
Director Brad Wilson
Director Chris Isles
Director Narelle Ballini
Director Juliet Alabaster

Executive team

City Parklands Services is managed by a Chief Executive Officer, supported by an executive team and are responsible for:

  • assets and information technology
  • commercial services
  • operations (horticulture, water and electrical, maintenance)
  • events, marketing and communications
  • people and culture, and
  • parks planning and visitor experience.

Current executive team includes:

This table shows the executive team of City Parkland Services including Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Commercial Services Manager, Human Resources Manager, Operations Manager Roma Street Parkland, Operations Manager South Bank Parklands and Visitor Experience Manager.
Chief Executive Officer  Jimmy Turner
Chief Operating Officer Fred Tilden
Chief Financial Officer Lisa Weber
Chief Human Resources Officer Cindi Mason
Operations Manager Roma Street Parkland Brendan Quinlan
Operations Manager South Bank Parklands Dean Mawby
Parkland Manager Victoria Park Paul Hoffmann
General Manager – Parks Planning and Visitor Experience Penny Russell
Director - Event and Experiences To be appointed
Last updated: 31 May 2022

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