Corporate Executive

Landgate board members
L/R - Eugene Suares, Andrew Fernandez, Peter Markham, Liz Burke, Jodi Cant and Bruce Roberts

Andrew Fernandez
General Manager, Finance, Information and Legal Services

Andrew Fernandez joined Landgate in August 2012 as General Manager Sales, Marketing and Customer Service. He brings to Landgate a results-driven, commercial focus that aligns customer satisfaction with financial results arising from his executive management experience from the telecommunications, information technology and health sectors. Following the implementation of reforms that resulted in a significant and sustained lift in customer satisfaction, he moved to his current role of General Manager Finance, Information Management and Legal Services. Andrew has undertaken various executive programs from the Australian School of Management, Harvard Business School and others.

Liz Burke BBus CAHRI
General Manager, Strategy, People and Performance

Liz Burke has worked as Landgate’s General Manager Strategy, People and Performance since October 2016. She joined Landgate in October 2014 and has led the People and Culture team to deliver transformational change, cultural improvements and leadership development. Liz has held leadership positions in government, large corporations and a well-known West Australian start-up. Liz actively updates her professional development and has a Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management) and Project Management Diploma from Swinburne University of Technology.  Liz is certified to administer the Leadership Circle Profile and is a professional member of the Australian Human Resources Institute (CAHRI).

Bruce Roberts, BJuris LLB
General Manager, Operations

Bruce Roberts joined Landgate in 1993 and prior to being appointed General Manager Operations in December 2011 he held the positions of Registrations Branch Manager and Registrar of Titles. He has also held a number of other roles including Manager Legal Services and Deputy Commissioner of Titles. Bruce has worked on Landgate’s major legislative reforms, such as changes to the Transfer of Land Act 1893 which enabled WA’s digital land title register, and the creation of the Land Administration Act 1997 which created the single title registration system for private and Crown-owned land in WA. He contributed to the drafting of the Land Information Authority Act 2006 which saw the creation of the Statutory Authority which operates as Landgate. He has also worked on international projects establishing land title systems in Asia. He was the inaugural Chair of the Australian Registrars National Electronic Conveyancing Council of Australia. Bruce holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Jurisprudence.

Eugene Suares
General Manager Sales, Marketing and Customer Service

Eugene Suares became Landgate’s General Manager Sales, Marketing and Customer Service in January 2017 after joining the agency in June 2013 as its Director Customer Service where he worked with the business to transform the customer experience. Eugene has a strong track record in sales, customer experience, financial management and transformational leadership in both the private and public sector. His colleagues describe Eugene as a leader driven to challenge the status quo and apply modern innovative principles to deliver continuous improvement in people, process and technological value streams. Eugene has qualifications in Finance and Business Management and continues to invest in his development.

Peter Markham
General Manager, SPUR

Peter Markham was appointed General Manager SPUR in January 2017.  He has a proven track record in creating public-private sector partnerships and working with the start-up industry. Having established earthmine Australia (eA) in 2012, he was appointed as its Chief Executive Officer where he developed eA from a small start-up to a profitable business within its first two years. Before joining Landgate in 2009, Peter worked in the land and property development sector where he managed major projects, including the award-winning $140 million South Hedland Urban Renewal Project. Peter is a recipient of Business News’ prestigious 40under40 awards.