Rod Ferguson | CEO, Whitsunday Regional Council

Rod Ferguson
  • Rod Ferguson has over 40 years of experience within regional local governments in Queensland including over 20 years in CEO roles, and is now the CEO of Whitsunday Regional Council. 


    Mr Ferguson led the amalgamation of the Southern Downs Regional Council in 2008 and in 2013 was appointed by the state government to lead the de-amalgamation of the Mareeba Shire Council. 

    For the past five years Mr Ferguson has worked with a variety of regional Councils across the state in both a consultancy role and as Director/CEO in short term contract arrangements. 

    Rod has demonstrated proven ability to effectively manage large, complex teams and build strong relationships across government, industry, business and community.

    Get to know Rod by checking out the below interview! 

    Q & A with Rod