Meet our Chief Executive Officer

Rebecca McKenzie is an accomplished leader with a successful executive career across three countries and three sectors.

Rebecca McKenzie

Appointed CEO in February 2016, Rebecca is responsible for a $160 million business which delivers more than 120 services to the Glen Eira community. Rebecca’s prior roles have included CEO at Mitchell Shire Council and Director of Corporate Services at Yarra Ranges Council. She has also held Director level roles at Swindon Borough Council in the UK, National University of Ireland in Dublin, and with the Queensland State Government.

Rebecca is passionate about local government’s role in creating resilient communities with pride of place. A values-based leader who invests in people, Rebecca builds strong relationships at all levels, and mentors and coaches emerging leaders in the sector. She is a Non-Executive Director on the Boards of Zoos Victoria and Local Government Professionals Victoria.

Rebecca holds a Masters in Strategic Human Resource Management, a Bachelor of Arts and a Grad Cert in Business Administration. She is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and in 2018 was delighted to be named one of the Top 50 public sector women in Victoria.



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