Charles Johnson has a background in urban geography and town planning, with 35 years’ experience working at local and State Government levels. He has held executive planning and development positions with the City of Subiaco and the City of Wanneroo. From 2001 to 2008 Charles was the CEO of the City of Wanneroo.
From July 2008 to July 2010 he was an Executive Director at the Department of Planning and had a leading role in the preparation of ‘Directions 2031 and Beyond’ and the review of the Metropolitan Activity Centres Policy. In July 2010 he established himself as a consultant in his business ‘Planning Context’ which has a policy research and governance focus.
Charles is the immediate Past President of the WA Division of Planning Institute of Australia and a Board Member of the Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority. He is also Presiding Member of the Metropolitan Central Joint Development Assessment Panel and Chair of the City of Subiaco Design Review Panel.