Mr. Brun demonstrated significant leadership in urban and public work planning and provision. His strategic vision ensures that both Bunbury and Geraldton are positioned to become major regional powerhouses. His recent projects in Geraldton have received international acclaim as a finalist in the Reinhard Mohn Prize and winner in the United Nations Environmental Program LivCom Awards. Mr. Brun has also seen the selection of Geraldton as one of the IBM Smarter Cities Global Challenge cities. His active promotion of Geraldton has also seen it awarded host port status and sponsor a yacht in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race.
Mr. Brun has been extensively involved in public policy and project areas producing key policy papers which have influenced policy and regularly speaks and presents at conferences and forums. An avowed 'Regionalist' he was also a key driver in forming the WA Regional Capitals Alliance comprising the major regional capital cities. He is the Deputy Chairman of Regional Capitals Australia.
Mr. Brun is married to Lyn and has 3 boys. He loves his rugby and spends his time involved with his children's sports activities.