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: Lisa Congdon

Portrait of Chief Financial Officer, Andrea Reeves
Andrea Reeves

Andrea Reeves, Chief Financial Officer

Email: andrea.reeves@wcc.govt.nz
Executive Assistant: Wendy Winter

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

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

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

James Roberts

James Roberts, Chief Operating Officer

Email: james.roberts@wcc.govt.nz

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

Consenting & Compliance, City Design & Place Planning, Sustainability, Building Wellington, Let's Get Wellington Moving (LGWM).

Head and shoulder image of Siobhan Procter.
Siobhan Procter

Siobhan Procter, Chief Infrastructure Officer

Email: Siobhan.Procter@wcc.govt.nz
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

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