About Simon Farbrother

With more than 20 years of experience in municipal governments in Alberta and Ontario, Simon Farbrother has dedicated his career to building strong Canadian cities. Simon 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.

Simon has championed public service as a career of choice through his work with professional associations in the municipal planning and municipal government sectors. He served as President of the Canadian Institute of Planners in 1999 and as President of the Canadian Association of Municipal Administrators in 2007. In September 2013 he will begin a term as President of the International City/County Managers Association.

Website: http://www.edmonton.ca

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Skills for Government Managers of the Future

Skills for Government Managers of the Future

Leadership in government organizations is changing into something quite different than it was as recently as 10 years ago. The International City/County Managers Association (ICMA) is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2014, and our members have been marking the...

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