Harrison Ward Councillor, Aaron An, was elected to Council in 2016.
Cr An is an IT professional with over 16 years of experience in the industry. Since 2008 he has worked at different levels of government departments and research organizations, including the State Library of Victoria, the Department of Business and Innovation and CSIRO. Cr An worked on several Whole-of-Victorian Government (WoVG) IT projects and worked on award winning projects within the Victorian State Government.
Cr An started researching Melbourne’s western metropolitan region, especially Wyndham, in 2008 when the population in the area’s population was booming. He also volunteered as a Culture Diversity Strategy Committee Member at the Wyndham City Council from 2014 to 2016.
Cr An is Council’s Smart City Portfolio Holder, which covers new and emerging technologies, knowledge based economy, innovation and entrepreneurship. He is also the Deputy Chair for Future Focused Economy Portfolio and Learning City Portfolio.
Cr An is also Council’s delegated representative on the following internal and external advisory committees:
- Audit and Risk Management Committee
- Innovation City Strategic Alliance
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