CEO & Directors

Robert Jennings - Chief Executive Officer

Robert is the CEO of Alice Springs Town Council and prior to this was the CEO of Katherine Town Council for four and a half years. He has served as an executive officer in local government across three states and territories and is a member of the Northern Territory Planning Commission. Prior to this time, Robert worked in the private sector for a national sustainable development company and as a Registered Architect. Robert is also a member of Regional Development Australia NT, is educated as an architect and economist and has an extensive international background. He has a personal commitment to integrity, excellence, innovation and service to the Council and to the Alice Springs community and its region.

Robert has over twenty two years’ experience across a wide range of fields including government, infrastructure, project management, sustainability and alternative energy, emergency management, land development, urban planning and architecture, construction and community and economic development. Robert specialises in the development and implementation of shared strategic plans, enriching relationships and the delivery of diverse and complex projects.

[position vacant] - Director Corporate and Community Services

[position vacant] - Director Finance

Scott Allen - Director Technical Services

Scott was born in Toowoomba and grew up in Oakey, Queensland, also spending time living in England on a number of occasions whilst playing cricket.

Scott is a greenkeeper by trade. He has undertaken further studies, most recently achieving a Graduate Certificate in Local Government Leadership. Scott also has several diplomas in turf-related areas.

Scott started his local government career at the Toowoomba City Council. He commenced work with Alice Springs Town Council in October 2007 as the Supervisor Parks and Gardens. Scott was the Manager Works for a number of years before being appointed as Director Technical Services.

Scott and his wife Michelle have two daughters and a son. Having worked in local government for a significant period, Scott enjoys the ability to make a difference in his and his family’s community.

Scott enjoys all sports, especially cricket and rugby league, and a passionate supporter of Queensland in every sporting arena.