Andrew Crakanthorp

Chief Executive Officer

As CEO, Andrew is responsible for the efficient and effective operation of the organisation and ensuring execution of the decisions of the Council.

With over 37 years’ experience, and a strong connection with our diverse local community, Andrew is a respected leader in Local Government.

Andrew has lived and worked in senior positions with Council’s in the Riverina since 1993, including general manager with the (former) Culcairn Shire Council and Jerilderie Shire Council in the 1990s.

Andrew was Deputy General Manager at Griffith City Council for seven years prior to taking up senior Director roles at Wagga Wagga City Council in 2008.

Andrew is a Justice of the Peace and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors

Andrew was appointed General Manager in January 2018, with the position transitioning to CEO in April 2021.