Townsville, Australia

Townsville, Australia has been undergoing large growth in recent years, and is highly invested in keeping their operations economically sound and environmentally sustainable. The City asked the IBM team to examine ways to build upon existing programs for sustainability through behavior change, smart grid & partnerships with energy providers. 

The Townsville City Council has posted a webpage that covers IBM's activities and areas of focus during the Smarter Cities Challenge engagement, and includes the full report from the team.
City Leader
Les Tyrell Mayor of Townsville, Australia

Les Tyrell was elected Mayor of Townsville in March 2008. Previously, Mayor Tyrell served as Mayor of Turingowa from 1991 through 2008, when it became part of the City of Townsville.


Team Members
Glen Garner Industry Solutions, Energy & Utilities
Annette Hicks Health Industry Sales Leader
Chris Holmes Public Sector Regional Executive
Lisa Johnston Director, Information Management Marketing Programs
Boxley Llewellyn Director, Growth Initiatives for Banking and Financial Markets
Jennifer Okimoto Associate Partner, Organization & People / S&T Center of Competence
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