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Last reviewed: Fri, 09 May 2014

Organisation structure

The Executive Team

Dr Karleen Edwards has been appointed as the new Chief Executive for the Christchurch City Council and commences on 16 June, 2014.

Currently, the Executive Leadership Team consists of the Acting Chief Executive Jane Parfitt and her direct reports. These managers oversee the efficient and effective management of the seven Council directorates and they also provide advice to the Council's elected members. The Executive Leadership team, which meets weekly, is currently transitioning to a new structure.

The current Transitional Executive Leadership Team is:
Jane Parfitt, Acting Chief Executive
Peter Gudsell, Chief Financial Officer
Brendan Anstiss, Director Corporate Services
Michael Theelen, Chief Planning Officer  Future Christchurch 
Peter Sparrow, Director Building Control and City Rebuild  
Michael Aitken, Transitional Change Manager
Carolyn Robertson, Acting General Manager Community Services.

Kevin Locke, Transitional Manager, Facilities & Infrastructure Rebuild
Emma Davis, General Manager, Human Resources
Terry Howes, Acting General Manager, City Environment


Authorising Unit: Human Resources

Last reviewed: Friday, 9 May 2014

Next review: Saturday, 9 August 2014

Keywords: council, organisation, structure

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