Leadership & Structure

‘Leading, engaging & supporting strong & vibrant communities’

Snowy Valleys Council is led by a General Manager, and comprises three individual departments, each headed by a Director

The departments are:

  • Assets & Infrastructure.
  • Internal Services
  • Strategy, Community & Development 


Matthew Hyde - Bust.jpg Matthew Hyde, General Manager

Matthew has 20 + years’ experience in local Council and comes from Atherton Tablelands west of Cairns in Queensland where he was the Deputy Chief Executive Officer at the Tablelands Regional Council.

He has a strong background in developing resilient work-forces and communities that are able to manage the changes that future growth and diversity bring.

Matthew is looking forward to strengthening community engagement and strategic management to deliver high quality and affordable services in partnership with the Snowy Valleys Community and the Canberra and Riverina regions.