General Manager & Directors

Implementing an organisational restructure, improved strategic planning and better community connections are just a few of the broad aims of the new executive team of Kempsey Shire Council, that commenced in February 2018.

Craig Milburn, General Manager

Craig Milburn
General Manager

Craig has over 40 years’ experience in private industry, local government and the not-for-profit sector. His hands-on service delivery experience has led to positions with a senior management and strategic planning focus at a local and regional level. He has also led and worked with multidisciplinary teams and interagency task groups and most recently was Director of Finance, Corporate and Community Services at Shoalhaven City Council.

Stephen Mitchell, Director Corporate

Stephen Mitchell
Director Corporate

Stephen comes from a role with Mid North Coast Local Health District as Commercial Manager - Strategy, Contracts and Procurement.

Robert Fish, Director Operations

Robert Fish
Director Operations

Robert brings almost 18 years’ experience in Local Government and engineering project management to the position, having worked most recently as Director of Engineering at Yass Valley Council.