James Trail

Chief Executive Officer, Shire of Coolgardie

James Trail has been with the Shire of Coolgardie as the Chief Executive Officer since 2017, bringing with him 10 years of Local Government CEO experience. James’ highly developed management skills have come from many years of working across industry sectors, including property development, construction, transport, fleet management, change management, business intelligence, procurement, and planning. He also holds experience in the legal, accounting, and insurance professions. James is driven by Community Development, which is evident in his passion for building strong collaborative relations with the Mining Industry which sustains the Shire of Coolgardie. He is also developing the innovative class 3 regional Waste Management Facility in Coolgardie and implemented a Meals on Wheels service for the most vulnerable community members during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

At iNNOVATE21, James will be sharing the Shire of Coolgardie’s experience with their Community Portal launch.