Management Structure

The elected council’s main relationship is with its chief executive officer. The mayor and councillors employ the chief executive officer, who is in turn responsible for employing all other council staff and for setting up and maintaining Council’s operational structure. 

Our groups and their email contact:

Chief Executive's Group

 
Chief Executive Geoff Williams

Manager CEs Office

Manager Organisational Development and Capability

Kaitiaki Māori

Kaiwhakahaere Māori (Group Manager Maori)

Group Manager Business Support (and Chief Financial Officer)

Group Manager Operations (acting)

Group Manager Strategy

Group Manager Infrastructure (including Civil Defence)

Craig Tiriana

Richard Bird

Monty Morrison

Gina Rangi

Thomas Collé

Henry Weston

Jean-Paul Gaston

Stravros Michael

Business Support Group

 
Group Manager Thomas ColléThomas Collé

Customer Solutions Manager

Financial Controller

Information Solutions Manager

Legal and Property Manager

Project Management Office Manager

Valeta Duncan

Cullum Vibert

Suzanne Craig

Tyron Tomlinson

Aimee McGregor

Operations Group

 
Group Manager (acting) Henry WestonHenry Weston

Arts and Culture Manager (Library, Museum, Energy Events Centre, Sir Howard Morrison Performing Arts Centre, Markets, Major Events)

Sport, Recreation & Environment Manager (including Rotorua Aquatic Centre, International Stadium and community events)

Community & Regulatory Services

Planning & Development Solutions

Stewart Brown

 

Rob Pitkethley



Neven Hill

Jason Ward

Infrastructure Group

 
Group Manager Stavros MichaelStravros Michael

Infrastructure Capital Programmes Manager

Infrastructure Planning Manager

3 Waters Services Manager

Waste Services Manager

Safe & Sustainable Journeys Manager

Transport Services Manager (including inner city operations)

Rural Fire Zone Manager

Laboratory Services Manager (wastewater treatment plant)

Land Development & Corridor Control Manager

Civil Defence Coordinator

Peter Dine

Greg Manzano

Eric Cawte

Tim Senington

Jodie Lawson

Darryl Robson

Richard Horn

Alison Lowe

Wafa Dine

Linda Johnston

Strategy Group

 
Group Manager Jean-Paul GastonJean-Paul Gaston

Corporate Planning & Governance Manager

Council Communications Manager

Development Manager (Sustainability & Social Development)

Strategy Development Manager (District Revitalisation)

Senior Lead Advisor (Economic Development)

Oonagh Hopkins

Ingrid Tiriana

Rosemary Viskovic

Portia McKenzie

Michael Hancock

Page reviewed: 02 Jul 2018 11:30am