Chief Executive Officer and Directors
The Corporate Management Team comprises the Chief Executive Officer and five Directors.
Chief Executive Officer, Chris Eddy
Bachelor of Business in Management and Leadership, Fairley Fellow (Goulburn Murray Community Leadership program) and Golden Key International Honour Society.
Over 11 years in local government with management roles in Communications, Governance, Knowledge and Records, Corporate Development and Information Technology.
Appointed Director Organisation Development in June 2010.
Appointed CEO in April 2013 after a period of working as acting CEO.
Director Business and Finance, Glenn O'Sullivan
Bachelor of Business, Master of Business Administration, Certified Practising Accountant, member Local Government Financial Professionals and graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Extensive experience in local government, including a range of strategic financial planning positions in a number of Victorian councils.
Director Business and Finance since May 2004. Responsible for:
- Property; and
- Health and Regulatory Services.
Director Community Services, Peter Hunt
Master of Business Administration, Graduate Certificate in Management, Post Graduate Diploma in Librarianship and Diploma in Community Studies.
Almost thirty years in local government, working in regional and metropolitan local governments. Extensive management experience in the provision of Community Services and as a member of Council’s Corporate Management Team.
Director Community Services since May 2004. Responsible for:
- Community Development;
- Community Care;
- Family, Youth and Children’s Services; and
- Library Services.
Director Organisation Development (Acting), Stephen Cooper
- Customer Service;
- Governance and Communications;
- Human Performance;
- Information Services;
- Occupational Health and Safety;
- Risk Management; and
- Mayor and Councillor Support.
Director Planning and Environment (Acting), Natalie Walker
- Arts, Events and Tourism;
- City Strategy; and
- Urban Planning and Development.
Director Works and Assets, Phillip McDonald
Bachelor of Civil Engineering, member of Local Government Professionals and the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australia.
Over 40 years experience in local government in a range of positions, including Technical Services Director/Shire Engineer with the former Shire of Bulla and Technical Support Manager for Swan Hill Rural City Council.
Appointed Director Works and Assets in May 2004. Responsible for:
- City Maintenance and Cleansing;
- Capital Works and Assets; and