Gareth leads the organisation which delivers great services to our residents through 16 operational units and manages assets worth $3.7 billion. Gareth has over 20 years of experience working in Local Government and was previously Chief Executive for Taupō District Council for over six years. He knows Taranaki well having worked at NPDC early in his career as a lead planner.
Jacqueline thrives on the challenge of working with the team to keep our people safe, nurtures a thriving culture, plans the org for the future while keeping rates affordable through continuous improvement in our finance, technology, strategic communications, legal and risk teams.
Helena oversees the future development and sustainability of our Sustainable Lifestyle Capital through our planning, project management, community and economic development, engagement and consents teams.
Kathryn, as Acting General Manager Operational Excellence oversees delivery of water, transport, property, emergency management, recycling, as well as our parks, venues and events, and customer service team.