Chief Executive Officer
Todd Rohl is Logan City Council’s Acting Chief Executive Officer.
A highly experienced senior executive with a background in planning and policy development, Todd’s career has spanned all three tiers of Australian government as well as distinguished service in the private sector.
Todd’s expertise covers a ranges of planning and economic policy areas including town planning policy, investment attraction, business support, property development and environmental management.
Before accepting the Acting CEO role with Logan City Council’s independent investment company, Invest Logan, Todd was Council's Deputy Chief Executive Officer for Strategy and Sustainability.
In that role from 2012 to 2016, Todd was responsible for introducing efficiencies and improved business practices to Logan City Council’s planning teams.
Todd oversaw the creation of the 2015 Logan Planning Scheme and was instrumental in raising Logan’s profile as a local government leader in planning.
Over the last seven years, Todd has developed an acute understanding of Logan City Council’s structure and operations, helping him drive change and best practice in the areas he has led.
Prior to arriving at Logan, Todd was the Managing Director Planning, Urban Design and Heritage at the National Capital Authority.
In that role, he oversaw the approval and development of national icons such as the National Portrait Gallery, an extension to the National Gallery of Australia and an urban renewal project to revitalise Canberra’s CBD.
Todd is also a prolific contributor to national conversations about planning policy and education.
He is currently the President and Policy and Advocacy Convenor for the Planning Institute of Australia (QLD branch) and for the past 15 years has held the role as adjunct lecturer in planning practice at James Cook University.
Todd is a passionate advocate of the importance of the role of planning plays, along with inspiring the culture and leadership of an organisation to achieve great outcomes.