Key Personnel

The Shire of Denmark is structured around three directorates; Governance, Corporate and Community Services and Assets & Sustainable Development. 

Acting Chief Executive Officer

David Schober

David commenced in the role of Chief Executive Officer (Acting) in October 2019, following his two years as Community Services Manager with the Shire of Denmark. He has over 20 years  management experience across Local Government, Not for Profit and the private sector.


David holds a Bachelor of Applied Science as well as other post graduate qualifications in Management. His previous roles include Regional Manager, Great Southern, with St John Ambulance and Executive Manager of Community Services with the City of Albany.


David has lived on the Amazing South Coast since 1996 with his family and is a passionate community member volunteering in the sporting and education sectors as both a Board member and Coach.


Director Corporate and Community Services

Cary Green

Cary Green commenced with the Shire as Director Corporate and Community Services in February 2017, having a previous background in local and state government.


Cary holds a Bachelor of Business (Accountancy), and other qualifications in Management and Local Government. His previous roles include Director of Corporate and Community Services at the Shire of Augusta Margaret River and Regional Manager, with the Department of Sport and Recreation.  Cary is responsible for the Shire’s Corporate and Community Services division to ensure Council’s objectives are achieved. Business units within Corporate and Community Services include Finance, Customer Service, Records, Information Technology, Libraries, Recreation Services, Emergency Management and Community Development.


Cary is passionate about the community and sport and recreation and enjoys many sporting pursuits including surfing, boating, cricket and golf.   

Director Assets & Sustainable Development

David King

David King commenced in the role of Director Assets and Sustainable Development in March 2019 and brings with him eight years of regional local government experience in the field. He has a strong customer focus and recognises the importance of delivering against community needs and aspirations.    


David holds a Masters Degree in Engineering, is a Chartered Professional Engineer with the Institute of Engineers Australia, and graduated the Australian Institute of Company Directors course.