Warren Roberts has been appointed the interim CEO of Brimbank City Council following a special Council meeting on Tuesday 6 July.
Mr Roberts is an experienced CEO having most recently held the position at the City of Stonnington from 2009-2019.
Prior to being Stonnington CEO Mr Roberts held various senior leadership and management roles and he has extensive board experience.
Mr Roberts is an Emeritus Member of the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australia and a Fellow of LGPro and Engineers Australia.
He is also the Chairman and Trustee of the Municipal Engineering Foundation of Victoria, a position he has held since 2007.
Mr Roberts is stepping out of retirement to take up the position while a recruitment process takes place for the ongoing role.
The CEO position became vacant following the retirement of Helen Morrissey.
Mr Roberts will start in the role on 12 July 2021.
Please attribute to Brimbank Mayor, Cr Ranka Rasic
“With my fellow Councillors I welcome Warren to Brimbank and look forward to working with him to continue to deliver much needed services and infrastructure while the Council recruits a future CEO.
“We anticipate there is going to be significant interest in this role and we felt it was important to employ someone in a temporary capacity to allow potential candidates fair and equal consideration in their applications.
“Warren’s extensive skills and experience will be extremely valuable to Brimbank and no doubt the city will benefit from his strong leadership and track record of improving community outcomes.
Please attribute to incoming Interim CEO, Warren Roberts
“I’m looking forward to serving the community and Council of Brimbank as interim CEO.
“This is an exciting opportunity to lead the organisation and continue to deliver a strong capital works program, sustainability initiatives and community services to help respond and recover from COVID-19.