Lord Mayor, Hobart City Council
Councillor Anna Reynolds was elected Lord Mayor of Hobart in November 2018, the third woman to be elected into the role. First elected as an Alderman to the City of Hobart in 2014, she was Chairperson of the Parks and Recreation Committee during her first term. Anna began her career establishing a community legal centre in North Queensland, after completing her degree at the Australian National University. She has held senior roles in advocacy, policy development and management, including: Managing the Australian Conservation Foundation's Parliament Liaison Office Deputy Director of WWF International's Global Climate Change Program Chief Executive Officer of the Multicultural Council of Tasmania As Lord Mayor, Anna is focused on a range of issues including affordable housing, climate change, active transport, and protecting Hobart's heritage. Anna is currently chair of the City of Hobart Climate Futures and City Heritage Portfolios.