Greg Williamson

Greg Williamson

Mayor - Mackay Regional Council

Greg is a 5th generation Mackay local and brings a wealth of business, political, community and defence experience to the new Mackay Regional Council.

He served as Mayor of Mackay City Council 1991 – 1994, prior to the amalgamation of the City and the Pioneer Shire.

In the 22 years since, his business career has seen roles such as the Regional General Manager for Queensland and the Northern Territory at Chandler MacLeod (one of Australia’s largest Human Resources companies); the founding General Manager of national aerospace staffing firm Aero Ready; and 8 years’ experience in General Management in heavy engineering supply and service to the Queensland mining industry.

Greg has an organisational reputation focus, demonstrated expertise in people management, and a demonstrated commitment to community service. Outside of business, he is a licenced pilot and has had over thirty-five years’ service in the Australian Air Force Cadets where he holds the rank of Group Captain (AAFC). Greg is married to Annette and they have two adult children.

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