Cr Jamie Hyams (Mayor)

A long-time resident of Glen Eira with a keen interest in sport and recreation, Tucker Ward Councillor Jamie Hyams is serving his fourth term on Council. He is the Mayor for the 2018/19 Council year and was Mayor in 2012 and 2013 and Deputy Mayor in 2011 and 2018.

Formerly a solicitor and executive director of a community sporting body, he is now a senior policy analyst at a not-for-profit public affairs organisation.

Until 2011, Cr Hyams was President of the City of Moorabbin Historical Society, having served an eight-year term. He is on the Committee of Management of the Glen Eira Adult Learning Centre and has been a cricket club president, Bendigo Bank committee member, Neighbourhood Watch Area Secretary and Residents’ Association Vice-President.

Cr Hyams believes it is vital to remember that Council is there to serve the community.

Cr Hyams has a Bachelor of Arts, LLB, (Monash University).