OWEN THOMAS

Executive Director, Infrastructure Planning and Land Services, PTA

Owen is responsible for leading a team of passionate staff in planning for the future of Perth’s rail network, and managing the PTA’s wider land assets and environmental obligations.

Prior to this role, Owen worked as the PTA Manager for Route and Infrastructure Utilisation Planning and as a senior planner at the Department of Transport, and most recently as part of the MAX Light Rail project team.

Owen started his career working for the PTA in 2001 as part of the Transperth Service Development team, where he was involved in the day to day planning and operations of Perth’s public transport system. Owen has qualifications in both land use and transport planning, and in 2007 was awarded the CILTA/SCLAA WA Young Professional of the Year.

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