Darren Fettell


Director Corporate, Governance and Financial Services

Before being appointed into the Director’s role in October 2019, Darren Fettell had joined Isaac Regional Council as Chief Financial Officer in May 2015.

He has had a successful career since joining local government in 2003 including senior roles with Mackay Regional Council, Mirani Shire Council and Roma Town Council. Prior to local government Darren worked in a Native Title Representative Body and private enterprise.

Darren has a Bachelor of Business Degree from Central Queensland University, is a member of Local Government Managers Australia and a Commissioner for Declarations. Darren is married with four children and he and his family have been heavily involved in sport and surf lifesaving in the region. In addition to being appointed the Local Disaster Coordinator, Darren’s Directorate responsibilities include:

  • Financial Services
  • Information Solutions
  • Governance and Corporate Services
  • Contracts and Procurement
  • Organisational Safety
  • Strategic Asset Management