Meet the team

Our executive team and trust are dedicated to providing strong governance and leadership to ensure GMCT meets the needs of Melbourne's diverse communities now and into the future.

Our executive team

The executive team ensures GMCT's activities are consistent with the Cemeteries and Crematoria Act 2003, and with the organisation's policies, procedures and strategic plan.

CEO | Deb Ganderton MA, MSF, MAICD

Chief finance officer | Brian Smart B.Com, Dip Treasury Mgt, Dip Corporate Mgt, CA

Chief people officer | Dimi Patitsas Grad Dip HR, Adv Cert Personnel, RTW Coordinator, CAHRI

Director legal and governance | Andrew Port BBus, Grad Dip Finance, MBA

Director future built environment | Andrew Eriksen MAIM, MAIPM(CPPM), GAICD

Interim director operations | Brendan O'Connor

Interim director service and engagement | Cameron Moray-Smith Dip.Emb, Dip.FD, Dip.FS, PGDip.HealSc (Otago), AAICD