Meet our Leadership Team

Please feel free to contact our management team.


Chief Executive: Aileen Lawrie

1.png Aileen Lawrie comes to the Coromandel after 12 years as Chief Executive of Ōpōtiki District Council where she drove forward large-scale projects in aquaculture, housing and cycleway developments – work that aligns well with initiatives our Council has underway in those sectors.

Email Aileen here

Group Manager Operations: Bruce Hinson

2.png As Group Manager Operations, Bruce is responsible for:

• Roading
• Infrastructure
• Water services
• Solid waste
• Parks and open spaces, recreation facilities
• Project delivery
• Asset planning

Email Bruce here

Group Manager Corporate Services: Donna Holland

 5.png As Group Manager Corporate Services, Donna is responsible for:

• Finance
• Governance
• Information systems
• Customer services
• Legal counsel
• Risk and assurance
• Property and facilities management

Email Donna here

Group Manager Community Outcomes: Laurna White

  3.png As Group Manager Community Outcomes, Laurna is responsible for:

• Communications and marketing
• Economic development
• Customer services
• District events coordination
• District management
• Cultural navigation
• Community partnerships

Email Laurna here

Group Manager Regulatory and Planning: Brian Taylor

4.png As Group Manager Regulatory and Planning, Brian is responsible for:

• Community health and safety
• Liquor licensing and compliance
• Bylaws enforcement
• Development planning
• Strategy and policy
• Climate change
• Building inspections and consents

Email Brian here