Executive Team

Executive Team
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Exeutive Leadership Team 2023


Our senior management ensure effective and efficient operation of the organisation on a day-to-day basis,​ and over the long-term.​

Chief Executive Officer– Matthew Stewart

Matthew is responsible for Council's overarching m​anagement and strategic direction.

​Director Corporate – Ken Manoski

Ken is responsible for Council’s corporate service and support functions including finance, procurement and stores, governance and property services, legal, policy, audit and information services. 

Director Planning – Andy Sharp

Andy is responsible for city-wide planning outcomes and all development and regulatory functions. The Planning department includes development services, spatial planning, regional illegal dumping and regulatory services.

​Director People and Performance – Simone Robards

Simone is responsible for setting the organisation’s approach to people and organisational performance. This department includes HR, payroll, learning and development, internal communications, WHS, risk management, corporate and workforce planning, talent management and organisational performance.

Director City Assets – Anthony Vangi

Anthony leads the City Assets Department which is responsible for managing asset and infrastructure related enquiries from the community and the provision of planning, designing, building and maintenance of Council’s asset portfolio which includes roads, stormwater, open space, buildings and fleet.

​Director Community Services – Graeme Beattie

Graeme is responsible for managing the delivery of major services to the community including waste, libraries, community services, children services, leisure and recreation and customer service.

​Director City Future – James Carey

James is responsible for managing integrated planning and reporting, digital innovation, city business, community engagement, events and activation, communications, corporate sustainability, environmental sustainability, major strategies and major projects which transform the City and improvement of all public spaces and town centres. ​

The City of Canterbury Bankstown acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land, water and skies of Canterbury-Bankstown, the Darug (Darag, Dharug, Daruk, Dharuk) People. We recognise and respect Darug cultural heritage, beliefs and relationship with the land. We acknowledge the First Peoples’ continuing importance to our CBCity community.