Cr Jerome Laxale
Cr Jerome Laxale

City Of Ryde

Cr Laxale is an experienced city mayor, councillor, board director and business consultant offering more than 15 years of leadership experience within the private sector and local government, including board advisory roles and business administration.

As the youngest mayor in Ryde’s history (at age of 31), he has been recognised for his ability to deliver change through leadership and governance. In this role, Cr Laxale successfully facilitated surplus budgets at City of Ryde since 2012 and changed investment policy to reduce risk exposure to non-AAA entities, while also moving to divest from fossil fuel-aligned institutions.

By implementing strategic business planning, he managed to facilitate the growth of a small business from four employees to 14 and from one physical store to three, as well as an online store. As a board director, he successfully works with an experienced board to implement strategy and oversee the financial concern of the organisation.

Cr Laxale was elected to the position of treasurer of the Board of LGNSW in October 2019.