City of Melbourne appoints CDO to head new office

Michelle Fitzgerald

The City of Melbourne has appointed its own chief digital officer, a first for a Victorian local government authority.

CEO Ben Rimmer announced on Wednesday that Michelle Fitzgerald will take up the role, heading up the City of Melbourne’s newly-formed Smart City Office.

Fitzgerald has been a partner at PwC since 2004, where her work focused on digital strategy, and was manager, strategy and global energy practices at Accenture before that.

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