Chief Executive Officer
City of Sydney
Monica Barone has been the Chief Executive Officer of the City of Sydney since 2006. In this time, she has overseen the development and implementation of the City's long term vision for Central Sydney - Sustainable Sydney 2030.
She manages approximately 2000 staff, an annual capital expenditure and operational expenditure budget of approximately $880 million and $11.6 billion dollars of net assets including the Council's commercial property portfolio.
Since her appointment, the City has completed hundreds of infrastructure projects including active transport, community facilities and parks – winning over 90 national and international awards.
Monica is on the Designing Western Sydney – 200,000 Jobs Steering Committee and the Springboard Advisory Panel. She is a member of Australian Institute of Company Directors. She was on the board of Sydney Festival for 10 years until mid-2015.
Monica was a 2009 Telstra Business Women’s award finalist and a 2014 ‘100 Women of Influence’.