Organisational structure of the City of Greater Geelong

We have five divisions which have a Director and have a number of support departments established to meet specific needs. Each department has a manager overseeing a variety of units, led by co-ordinators.


Chief Executive Officer

Martin Cutter

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Executive Manager People & Culture
Kaarina Phyland
Executive Assistant
Adelle Giles
Senior Advisor - Mayor & CEO
Kelly Ivens
Senior Project Officer
Geoffrey Lawler

Governance, Strategy & Performance

Acting Director Governance Strategy & Performance
Rebecca Leonard

Manager Corporate Communications & Marketing
Geoff Russell
Manager Strategy, Engagement & Performance
Simone Boer
Customer & Corporate Services

Director Customer & Corporate Services
Michael Dugina

Manager Financial Services
Mike Kelly
Manager Digital Information & Technology
Gordon Maudsley
Manager Property, Procurement & Asset
Travis Kirwood
Manager Customer Service
Tim McDonald
Manager Program Integration & Development
Joanne Watson
Manager Business Improvement
Alistair Miller
City Services

Director City Services
Guy Wilson-Browne

Manager City Works
Debbie Leeson-Rabie
Manager Engineering Services
Vicki Shelton
Manager Environment & Waste Services
Rodney Thomas
Manager Capital Projects
Shaun Broadbent
Manager Parks & Gardens
Heath Chasemore
Community Life

Director Community Life
Robyn Stevens

Manager Family Services
Rhona Pedretti
Manager Leisure & Recreation Services
Malcolm Kuhn
Manager Community Care
Rebecca Smith
Manager Connected Communities
Vacant Position
Manager Healthy Communities
Janice Lane
Manager Social Planning & Investment
Ian Hicks
Planning, Design & Development

Director Planning, Design & Development
Gareth Smith

Manager City Development
Joanne Van Slageren
Manager Health & Local Laws
Steve Sodomaco
Manager Planning and Growth
Vacant Position
Economy, Investment & Attraction

Director Economy, Investment & Attraction
Brett Luxford

Manager Central Geelong & Waterfront
Mark Gallon
Manager Arts & Culture
Kaz Paton
Manager Economic Development & Events
Tim Ellis