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Our Executive Team

Glenn Patterson
Glenn Patterson

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Glenn brings a wealth of experience to Casey, having completed more than 30 years' senior leadership experience before becoming the City of Casey CEO in September 2018.

His achievements leading Local Government is extensive, having previously been CEO of Yarra Ranges Council for 10 years as well as CEO of both Baw Baw and Colac Otway Councils.

Glenn has earned a Bachelor of Business (RMIT), Master of Business (RMIT), Graduate Australian Institute of Company Directors Course, Institute of Executive Coaching and is a Leadership Level 2 accredited organisation coach. 

In addition, Glenn has been CEO of a Melbourne-based property development group and owned and operated his own property-related business on the Mornington Peninsula. 

Glenn is also a board member of Procurement Australia, a Director of the Casey Cardinia Foundation Ltd and a member of the Resilient Melbourne Strategy Steering Group. 

Steve Coldham

Director Community Life

With a career spanning more than 15 years in Local and State Government, Steve has earned a reputation of being passionate about delivering positive community outcomes. He has led programs that improve the health, wellbeing and safety outcomes of communities for the Stonnington, Hobsons Bay and Casey councils as well as Transport Safety Victoria. 

Prior to his work in community and human services, Steve was a communications practitioner with experience in media, engagement, advocacy and digital communications. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Public Relations) and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

  • Manager Child, Youth and Family – Virginia Lloyd
  • Manager Safer Communities – Caroline Bell
  • Manager Connected Communities – Kate Sieh
  • Manager Active Communities – Callum Pattie
  • Manager Bunjil Place – Colette McMahon-Hoskinson

Sheena Frost

Director Corporate Services

Sheena started her career as a journalist and communications specialist in private and university sectors, before joining Local Government in 2005.

Since then, she has worked in operational and strategic roles in both community and corporate services before ultimately joining the executive team at Casey in 2016.

Sheena holds a Bachelor of Arts (Communication), Graduation Australian Institute of Company Directors and Certificate IV in Workplace Coaching.

  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO) – Bernard Rohan
  • Manager Property and Procurement – Chris Heath
  • Manager Governance – Holly De Kretser
  • Manager People and Culture – Vicki Blackman

duncan turner
Duncan Turner

Acting Director City Planning and Infrastructure

Duncan is passionate about developing great people, teams and systems that can deliver excellence in City building and customer service.

He has a Bachelor of Applied Science in Planning and Graduate Diploma of Law from Monash University Law Chambers.

Duncan has held senior management positions at municipalities within Melbourne’s south east. He has covered portfolios that include statutory and strategic planning, environment, engineering, road safety, local laws, animal control and building functions.

Duncan was a lecturer at Swinburne University on local government, planning and building controls. He has facilitated training programs for the Victorian State Government, the Planning Institute of Australia and the Victorian Civil & Administrative Tribunal.

  • Manager City and Asset Planning – Keri New
  • Manager City Design and Construction – Trevor Griffin
  • Manager City Presentation – David Richardson
  • Manager Growth and Investment – Kathryn Seirlis
  • Acting Manager Statutory Planning and Building Services – Nick Moore
  • Manager Sustainability and Waste – Michael Jansen

Jen Bednar

Director Customer and Business Transformation

Jen is a customer-focused business transformation leader with a passion for driving sustainable operational improvements that have a real customer impact. 

With more than 10 years' government experience, Jen has been at the forefront of innovative thinking, contemporary process design and continuous improvement to reshape the way Local Government places the customer at the heart of its operations. 

Prior to her Local Government roles, Jen earned international experience in offshoring contact centre operations and leading the customer and operational aspects of significant IT platform transition with Diners Club. 

Jen was also a Consultant in Change Leadership for Deloitte Consulting. In addition to holding a Bachelor of Science and Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Science (Organisational Psychology), Jen holds an accreditation in Change Management, Project Management and Workplace Training.

  • Manager Communications and Marketing – Juanita Haisman
  • Manager Customer and Digital – Clare Watkins
  • Manager Improvement and Innovation – Marion Greig
  • Manager Strategy and Business Intelligence – Will Babington
  • Manager Technology – Clint Allsop