Deputy Mayor Cr Pamela Sutton-Legaud

Strand Ward Councillor

Cr Sutton-Legaud

Cr Sutton-Legaud has committed her career to the Australian non-profit sector working with Oxfam Australia, Plan International, Bush Heritage Australia and Zoos Victoria in leadership roles. It was for her work with Plan International and the 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games that Cr Sutton-Legaud was honoured as a Victorian Telstra Businesswoman of the Year.

Cr Sutton-Legaud has lived in Hobsons Bay for almost 20 years and is committed to delivering measurable outcomes for our community.  She has a unique set of skills: strong organisational leadership, revenue-generation, financial management and strategic change management. Cr Sutton-Legaud has developed strong governance skills as a board member with Seddon Community Bank, BirdLife Australia, Connecting Home and Trust for Nature.  In Hobsons Bay, Cr Sutton-Legaud serves on the board of the Hobsons Bay Community Fund and volunteers with the Hobsons Bay Wetlands Centre.  Her consulting work has provided opportunities to engage with Australian schools, universities and charities providing strategic advice to build capacity and financial sustainability.

Cr Sutton-Legaud is CEO of Homeward Bound Projects, a global leadership initiative for women with a STEMM background. Cr Sutton-Legaud has an MBA, is a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE), a Fellow of the Fundraising Institute of Australia and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. She is author of The Fundraiser's Handbook, a strategic planning tool for not-for-profit organisations.