Organisational Structure & Executive Team

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Chief Executive Officer - John Baker

John has extensive local government experience in the UK combined with commercial expertise developed as lead Partner in both Ernst and Young and KPMG in the UK and Australia. John has worked on some of the largest local government development programmes including “London Ventures” a private and public sector partnership and “Placed Based Budgets” which tackled local issues as diverse as health, social services and transport infrastructure.  He has also spent a considerable amount of time in Australia supporting the Not for Profit sector in both Aged Care and Disability Services. 

Executive team

John Baker – Chief Executive Officer
Mark Brady – Director Corporate Services
Jessica Wingad – Director Place (Acting)
David Wilkinson - Interim Director Planning and Building
Pauline Gordon – Director Communities
Randal Mathieson – Executive Manager Communications and Events
Tania Treasure – Executive Manager Innovation and Advocacy
Bulent Oz - Chief Financial Officer
Amanda Sapolu – Head of Governance and Democratic Support