Dr Brad Pettitt was elected to the Legislative Council of the WA Parliament in 2021.
Until taking up this role in the Upper House of the State Parliament, Brad was the Mayor of the City of Fremantle. He was first elected mayor in 2009 and re-elected in 2013 and 2017.
Prior to this Brad was the Dean of the School of Sustainability at Murdoch University. His research and teaching expertise included climate change, international development policy, and sustainability planning.
Brad has also previously worked with Oxfam in Cambodia and with the Australian Government Aid Program, AusAID, in Canberra.
When not working he likes riding his bike, drinking coffee, and playing with his 5-year-old daughter.