Executive leadership team

Executive leadership team of Wellington City Council.

Portrait of Chief Executive Officer, Barbara McKerrow.

Barbara McKerrow

Barbara McKerrow, Chief Executive Officer

Email: barbara.mckerrow@wcc.govt.nz
Executive assistant: Linda Vekula
Phone: 04 499 4444


Andy Matthews.

Andy Matthews

Andy Matthews, Chief Financial Officer

Email: andy.matthews@wcc.govt.nz
Executive assistant: Judy Harte
Phone: 04 499 4444

Financial Strategy and Planning. Financial Accounting and Transactional Services, Business Reporting Analysis and Performance, Property


David Chick

David Chick

David Chick, Chief City Planner – Significant Programmes

Email:david.chick@wcc.govt.nz
Executive assistant: Betsie Lotter
Phone: 04 499 4444

Transport & Infrastructure Significant Programmes, Let’s Get Wellington Moving


Image of ELT member Moana Mackey

Moana Mackey

Moana Mackey, Chief City Planner (Acting)

Email:moana.mackey@wcc.govt.nz
Executive assistant: Betsie Lotter
Phone: 04 499 4444

Transport & Infrastructure, City Consenting & Compliance, Resilience & Sustainability, Business Continuity and Emergency Management, Build Wellington, City Design & Place Planning


Stephen McArthur

Strategy & Governance Director

Email: stephen.mcarthur@wcc.govt.nz
Executive assistant: Justin Dahm
Phone: 04 499 4444

Strategy and Research, Policy and Reporting, Communications, CEO’s Office, Mayor’s Office, Tira Poutama Iwi Partnerships, Democracy Services, International Relations, Issues Resolution, Audit


Portrait of Meredith Blackler.

Meredith Blackler

Meredith Blackler, Human Resources Director

Email: meredith.blackler@wcc.govt.nz
Executive assistant: Helen Adams
Phone: 04 499 4444

Human Resources Services, Organisational Development, Safety Security and Wellbeing


Image of ELT member Paul Andrews

Paul Andrews

Paul Andrews, Chief Operating Officer (Acting)

Email: paul.andrews@wcc.govt.nz
Executive assistant: Karrie Franklin
Phone: 04 499 4444

Customer and Community, Arts Culture and community, City Housing, Community Networks, Parks Sport and Recreaction, Smart Council, City Arts and Events, Community Services