Citywide’s consistent investment in people has made us the strong company we are today.
Our research indicates, of the many aspects of our service valued by customers, it is our impressive knowledge base and the ‘can-do’ attitude of our people that defines us.
The pride Citywide employees take in the work they do and the assets they manage; their commitment to continuing innovation and international best practice, and their positive interaction with the community all represent added value to our customers.
Our service teams are led by people who are experts in their fields. Applying knowledge and experience, we deliver services that set benchmarks for best practice.
We also invest in annual in-house training and development programs to further our reputation for highly skilled people, process innovation and effective application of new technology.
A partner in the truest sense, we work with our customers to achieve higher performance.
Citywide Executive Team.
Citywide is led by an experienced management team that has overseen the company’s development into an industry leader.
Kerry Osborne, Managing Director
Kerry Osborne joined Citywide as CEO on 1 January 2001 and was
appointed Managing Director on 20 December 2002. Kerry is Chairman of
the New Zealand Victoria Business Group (NZVBG) and is a Fellow of the
Australian Institute of Company Directors.
He is also a member of the
Planning and Development Committee for the Shrine of Remembrance in
Melbourne and a director of Wild at Heart Community Arts, which is a
program that creates opportunities for people with a disability and/or
mental illness to create music performances.
Kerry has held a number of senior positions in the construction and
maintenance industries in both Australia and New Zealand including Chief
Executive of Eastworks (a NZ based roading and municipal services
company), Australian General Manager for Manukau Works and Australian
General Manager of Excell Corporation.
John Collins, Chief Financial Officer & Company Secretary.
B Bus (Accounting), CA, GAICD.
John Collins joined Citywide in July 2005. He is a Chartered
Accountant with extensive experience at CFO level within large
multinational organisations. Prior to this his roles included CFO of ASX
listed companies Nova Health and IAMA.
Jim Dunstan, Executive General Manager Southern Region.
MRiskMgt, MBusLaw, GAICD.
Jim Dunstan joined Citywide in June 2000 as General Manager
Environmental Services, was appointed to Chief Operating Officer in
2008, and due to recent business growth requiring regional
specialisation, was appointed Executive General Manager, Southern
Prior to this over a twenty year period, he held various Senior
Executive roles with Brambles Industries, including Divisional Manager
Australia for Brambles United and Brambles Tankers. Jim has also been a
member of the Board of Governors at Ivanhoe Grammar School since 2001.
Paul Gilmore, Executive Group Manager,Strategy & Marketing.
B.Eng (Elec Stg 4), Grad Dip Mkt, MBA, AAICD.
Paul Gilmore joined Citywide in 2001 as Marketing and Sales Manager
and was appointed Executive Group Manager Marketing, Sales &
Commercial in 2008. In 2012, his role expanded to include strategic
planning and implementation.
Prior to this, Paul held a number of senior
management roles spanning a broad range of industries, in the areas of
manufacturing, marketing, operations and product development, with
companies such as Boral, Otis Elevator Company, P&O Services and
Angelica Georgaklis, Executive Group Manager, Human Resources.
BA, Grad Dip Applied Sociology.
Angelica Georgaklis joined Citywide in 2005 as Senior HR Advisor. In February 2008 she was appointed to Group Manager Human Resources, and more recently was appointed to the position of Executive Group Manager, Human Resources.
Prior to joining Citywide Angelica worked as an Employee/Industrial Relations practitioner within both corporate and union environments.
CEng MICE, CPEng MIEA.
Mike North joined Citywide in 2003 as the Operations Manager for the Infrastructure Division. In 2008, he was appointed as its Divisional Manager, where he served until his recent promotion as Executive General Manager, Northern Region.
Mike studied civil engineering at Willesen Polytechnic and later at Kingston College in the United Kingdom. He has worked for numerous global organisations including Dutch Engineering firm (Bredro) overseeing major civil engineering projects in the United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia and Egypt.