Director of Corporate and Organisational Development – Emma Woolaston
Emma was appointed Director of Corporate and Organisational Development in October 2020. She leads Council’s corporate functions – including governance, human resources, finance, IT, customer service and communications – and drives business excellence across the organisation.
Emma holds a Bachelor of Science from the Australian National University, where she was awarded the University Medal in Mathematics. She also holds a Diploma of Financial Markets in Foreign Exchange from the Australian Financial Markets Association.
Emma has a wealth of experience in strategy, business development, operations and governance gained from over 15 years in management consulting and corporate banking roles. Her previous role was with Alpine Shire Council, where she led corporate services including customer service, finance, IT, rates, libraries, risk and governance.
Emma is passionate about delivering the best value to ratepayers, and enjoys being able to use her skills to make a difference to local communities.