New CEO for IPAA Victoria


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Rachel Cooper is to take over as IPAA Victoria CEO next month, in time for the state’s inaugural Public Sector Week.

Rachel Cooper

Rachel Cooper

The Institute of Public Administration Australia Victoria has announced Rachel Cooper will take over as its CEO from Geraldine Kennett.

Cooper has worked across all three levels of government, with a focus on stakeholder engagement. She currently holds the role of general manager, city services at City of Holdfast Bay in Adelaide, leading a diverse portfolio with a project delivery and customer service focus.

Previously she was CEO of IPAA SA, “where she led the financial turnaround of the organisation, strengthened engagement with all sectors of government and collaborated with the Public Sector Performance Commission to implement the High Performance Framework for the South Australian Executive Service,” according to a statement by IPAA Victoria.

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