Ichor is pleased to announce the appointment of Patrick (Pat) Dougherty to the position of Chief Executive at the Nelson City Council.
Pat is currently the Chief Executive of the Kapiti Coast District Council, a role he has held for the past nine years. Prior to this, he was Deputy Chief Executive at the Nelson City Council.
With an extensive background in local government, Pat is widely regarded as a Chief Executive who can build cohesion across local authority boundaries, and brings a strong understanding of Nelson City Council’s role as a unitary authority. In addition, his ability to build relationships with the community and iwi will be useful in developing a collaborative approach to this position.
He commences his new role in December 2017.