Hunter Diversity Champion | Declan Clausen

Hunter Diversity Champion | Declan Clausen

Councillor Declan Clausen was first elected to the City of Newcastle in February 2015 and has served as the City’s Deputy Lord Mayor since September 2017. He is the first openly gay Deputy Lord Mayor of Newcastle, and the youngest person to ever hold the position.

Declan is an energetic and committed local who is passionate about sustainability, equality and renewing pride in Newcastle.

In addition to his role with Newcastle City Council, Declan is the Executive Officer at Hunter Water Corporation, and a Non-Executive Director of Active Super. Outside of his busy work life, Declan enjoys spending time with his fiancé Steven and cavoodle puppy, Toby.


This episode of the Hunter Diversity Leaders podcast is proudly sponsored by Seed People Consulting.


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