Presentation: Creating a Leadership Legacy
1.00pm - DAY 1
Ms Cheryl Batagol PSM was first appointed as EPA Chairman in September 2009. In December 2017, she was appointed Chairperson of the EPA Governing Board until June 2020 under the Environment Protection Act 2017. The role of the Chairperson with the EPA Governing Board is to appoint the CEO, set the standards and the strategic direction for EPA, liaise with stakeholders and monitor the organisation’s performance.
Ms Batagol has more than 40 years’ experience in the waste management, water and environmental sectors. Cheryl brings to the role her prior experience with numerous government bodies including as Chair of Melbourne Water, board member of City West Water and Southern Rural Water, Chair of EcoRecycle Victoria, Deputy Chair and board member of Sustainability Victoria and a member of the Victorian Catchment Management Council and the Victorian Sustainability Fund Advisory Panel.
Ms Batagol is also the Chair of the Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities (CRCWSC) and the Chair of the Heads of EPAs Australia and New Zealand.