Join us as we have a coffee with Ben Taylor. Recently named Champion of Change for metropolitan councils for the 2023 Ministers Awards for Women in Local Government, an award which recognises a senior manager who has excelled in supporting and encouraging women’s participation in their Council, Ben will talk on the importance of culture, and its role in developing high performing teams.
Chief Executive Officer
Wollondilly Shire Council
Ben is the Chief Executive Officer of Wollondilly Shire Council, appointed in September 2019. He is an experienced executive leader with a proven track record in Local and State Government, with previous roles including General Manager Environment & Infrastructure at Northern Beaches Council, Deputy General Manager at Pittwater Council, CEO at SHOROC and Director Metropolitan Water for the NSW Office of Water.
Ben is a qualified marine biologist and environmental scientist and has undertaken the Diploma of Government with Australian Institute of Management and the Australian Institute of Company Directors program. He brings with him a passion for excellence in customer service and inspiring and empowering staff to deliver high performance for the community.