Simon Farbrother: City Manager, Edmonton and Incoming President, ICMA

Guru BanavarSimon Farbrother has served as Edmonton’s City Manager since January 2010, leading the civic administration through a time of tremendous growth and transformation in the city.

This fall, Simon will begin his term as President of the International City/County Managers Association. He has been named one of the province’s 50 most influential people by Alberta Venture magazine and was recently awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, which honours significant contributions and achievements by Canadians.

Simon has worked in municipal government in 1988. During his term as City Manager of Waterloo, it was named the International Intelligent Community of the Year by the Intelligent Community Forum.