Carmel Foster - Director, Corporate Strategy and Resourcing

Carmel Foster

Carmel Foster is the Director, Corporate Strategy and Resourcing. Carmel has held senior management and leadership roles in local government and has also worked in state government and private sectors. Most recently, Carmel was the Corporate Services Group Manager at Port Stephens Council responsible for finance and procurement, ICT systems development and support, business improvement, human resources, risk management, statutory and commercial property functions and the holiday parks including the recently constructed Koala Sanctuary at Anna Bay. 

Carmel is passionate about delivering valued services to the community with a strong focus on business improvement and customer service.  Ms Foster has post graduate and master’s Degrees in urban planning and property, is a qualified property valuer and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Carmel will be responsible for the following areas:
  • Communications and Media
  • Corporate Strategy and Performance
  • Customer Service
  • Finance, Procurement and Fleet
  • Risk Management and Insurance 
  • Information Technology and Communications
  • Internal Audit and Legal
  • Records

Carmel can be contacted on 4863 5381 or