Executive leadership team

Council's executive leadership team is led by the Chief Executive and consists of six group managers, and the executive assistant. Each group manager is responsible for particular departments within Council.

Chief Executive

Cameron McIntosh

 portrait of Liz Williams

Chief Executive Support

Liz Williams

portrait of Matt Russell

Group Manager Services & Assets

Matt Russell

Responsible for roading, water and waste, project delivery, council property, community facilities, commercial infrastructure, forestry, Stewart Island/Rakiura power, TeAnau airport Manapouri and community leadership team.

Group Manager Environmental Services

Fran Mikulicic

Responsible for building control, environmental health, alcohol licensing, resource management, animal control, heritage and civil defence.


portrait of Janet Ellis

People & Capability Manager

Janet Ellis

Responsible for human resources and health and safety.

portrait of Anne Robson

Chief Financial Officer

Anne Robson

Responsible for rates and Council finances. 

 portrait of Trudie Hurst

Group Manager Customer Delivery

Trudie Hurst

Responsible for customer support, libraries, IT, knowledge management, GIS mapping, governance, policy and strategy and communications and engagement.