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Commissioner/CAO and Leadership Team


​​Chief Administrative Officer​

The Board appoints the Commissioner/Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) to direct and manage Metro Vancouver’s daily operations. The Commissioner/CAO provides advice to the Board on policy and administrative issues. ​

  • ​​Jerry Dobrovo​​lny, Commissioner/​Chief Administrative Officer​​

Corporate Planning Committee

The Corporate Planning Committee is the senior staff leadership of Metro Vancouver, reporting to the Commissioner/CAO. They meet regularly to guide the work of the organization to meet the Board’s strategic objectives and ensure operations of critical services run smoothly.

  • ​Ravi Chhina, Deputy CA​O, Operations

    External Relations, Regional Parks, Human Resources and Corporate Services, Environmental Regulation and Enforcement

  • ​Heather McNell, Deputy CAO, Policy and Planning

    Metro Vancouver Housing, Invest Vancouver, Air Quality and Climate Action Services, Regional Planning and Electoral Area Services​

  • ​Harji Varn​, General Manager and CFO

    Financial Services

  • ​Jessica Beverley, General Manager

    Legal Services and Indigenous Relations

  • ​Nick Kassam, General Manager

    Procurement and Real Estate Services

  • ​Peter Navratil, General Manager

    Liquid Waste Services

  • ​​​Cheryl Nelms, General Manager

    Project Delivery

  • ​​Paul Henderson, General Manager

    Solid Waste Services

  • ​Marilyn Towill, General Manager

    Water Services​


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