Chief Executive Officer

'Vijaya Vaidyanath is Yarra City Council's Chief Executive Officer.

Ms Vaidyanath assumed the leadership role at Council on 2 July 2012.  She replaced Dr Andi Diamond who served as CEO of Yarra Council for four years before becoming the Chief Executive of Monash City Council.

Ms Vaidyanath was appointed as CEO after Council received more than 70 applications for the position. She was previously Director of Corporate and Business Services at Darebin City Council. She has served as CEO of several large New Zealand Councils.  Here is a media release about Ms Vaidyanath's appointment.

Yarra's CEO is responsible for the implementation of Council policies, providing strategic advice to the Council, and the day-to-day management of operations.

The CEO leads an Executive Management team including four Directors and three Executive Managers, and about 850 Council officers.

The organisation is divided into five divisions which are:

Here is an  pdf format Organisation Chart - 6 August 2014 (21.94 KB)


Further Information
Emma Bird
Acting Coordinator – CEO’s Office
9205 5051  

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