New CEO for CGVC

Dr Helen Macdonald will be the new Chief Executive Officer for the Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council. Dr Macdonald has been the CEO for the Naracoorte Lucindale Council since October 2011.

Prior to that, she worked in Ghana as General Manager – Environment & Social Responsibility for Newmont Golden Ridge, and for five years as Director – Community Relations and Social Development in Denver, Colorado, for the Newmont Mining Corporation.

“Helen was a standout candidate, having a wide and varied background in Government, the private sector and academia,” Mayor Allan Aughey OAM said.

“She comes to council as a high achiever with a particular focus in change management, continuous improvement and community engagement.

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