Chief Executive Officer
Bridget Mather joined Coorong District Council as CEO in January 2020. She is a senior executive with substantial management experience in large complex organisations in both Local and Commonwealth government. Bridget is also a strategic and collaborative leader with strong strategic, project and people management skills who drives a culture of achievement and cultivates productive working relationships.
Bridget’s extensive experience working with communities, stakeholders and customers with diverse needs in complex environments was recognised in the 2016 Australia Day awards with the meritorious award, the Public Service Medal. Bridget brings 20 years of executive management experience from both the Commonwealth and Local Government along with board experience as the director of a private company, plus a good understanding of governance in not-for-profit organisations. She has been involved in a variety of projects in the not-for-profit sector through voluntary activities, chair and directorship roles.
Bridget holds a Masters in Administration (MBA) and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Ms Bridget Mather, PSM