Carmel Foster - Director, Corporate Strategy and Resourcing


Carmel Foster is the Director, Corporate Strategy and Resourcing. Carmel has held senior management and leadership roles in local government for the past 15 years and has also worked in state government and private sectors. In her current role Carmel is responsible for finance and procurement, IT/Corporate Information, systems development and support, business improvement, integrated risk management, communications, governance & legal, statutory and commercial property functions and tourism.

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 02 4868 0888 or