Our Executive Leadership team

The Council's Executive Leadership team.

Portrait of Chief Executive Officer, Barbara McKerrow.
Barbara McKerrow

Barbara McKerrow, Chief Executive Officer

Email: barbara.mckerrow@wcc.govt.nz
Executive Assistant: Angela Nicholas
Phone: 04 499 4444

Portrait of Chief Financial Officer, Andrea Reeves
Andrea Reeves

Andrea Reeves, Chief Financial Officer

Email: andrea.reeves@wcc.govt.nz
Executive Assistant: Wendy Winter
Phone: 04 499 4444

Financial Strategy and Planning. Financial Accounting and Transactional Services, Finance Business Partnering, Commercial Partnerships

Portrait of Meredith Blackler.
Meredith Blackler

Meredith Blackler, Chief People & Culture Officer

Email: meredith.blackler@wcc.govt.nz
Executive Assistant: Helen Harvey
Phone: 04 499 4444

People, Culture & Capability, Safety, Security and Wellbeing

Stephen McArthur

Stephen McArthur, Chief Strategy & Governance Officer

Email: stephen.mcarthur@wcc.govt.nz
Executive Assistant: Lisa Richter
Phone: 04 499 4444

Strategy, Policy and Research, Communications and Engagement, Mayor’s Office, Democracy Services, Risk and Assurance, Legal, International Relations

Kym Fell

Kym Fell, Chief Customer and Community Officer

Email: kym.fell@wcc.govt.nz
Executive Assistant: Emilee Dimcheff
Phone: 04 499 4444

Connected Communities, Creative Capital, Parks Sports and Recreation, Parking Services, Libraries and Community Spaces.

James Roberts

James Roberts, Chief Digital Officer

Email: james.roberts@wcc.govt.nz
Executive Assistant: Alanna Wilcock
Phone: 04 499 4444

Customer Experience, Architecture and Digital Solutions, Technology (ICT) Services, Data and Insights

Portrait of Liam Hodgetts.
Liam Hodgetts

Liam Hodgetts, Chief Planning Officer

Email: liam.hodgetts@wcc.govt.nz
Executive Assistant: Nikki Wake
Phone: 04 499 4444

Consenting & Compliance, City Design & Place Planning, Sustainability, Building Wellington, LGWM

Head and shoulder image of Siobhan Procter.
Siobhan Procter

Siobhan Procter, Chief Infrastructure Officer

Email: Siobhan.Procter@wcc.govt.nz
Phone: 04 499 4444
Executive Assisant: Kirsty Kernahan

Transport & Infrastructure, Resilience, Property Services, Strategic Asset Management, Waste Management, Wellington Water Management, Project Management Office and Major Capital Project Delivery.

Karepa Wall

Karepa Wall, Tātai Heke Māori | Chief Māori Officer

Email: karepa.wall@wcc.govt.nz
Executive Assistant: Tuia Hill
Phone: 04 499 4444

Mataaho Aronui, Māori Strategic Outcomes, Māori Partnerships, Māori Strategy, Māori Success