New Chief Financial Officer Waikato Regional Council

Waikato Regional Council has appointed a new Chief Financial Officer. JANINE BECKER (pictured) will take up the role from January 14, following Mike Garrett’s resignation.

Her new responsibilities span:

  • corporate finance
  • property and facilities
  • corporate planning
  • procurement
  • and public transport.

Having worked 27 years for the council, Janine is a chartered accountant with senior management experience.

Meanwhile, Mike Garrett will continue on a fixed term, working part-time on key projects for the council: the Hamilton to Auckland start-up passenger rail service, electronic bus ticketing, and the regional council’s move into new offices in Hamilton’s CBD in mid-2020.