Jerry Dobrovolny

Commissioner and Chief Administrative Officer
Metro Vancouver

With more than 30 years of experience in local government, large-scale infrastructure planning and operations management, Jerry Dobrovolny leads Metro Vancouver’s 1,800-strong workforce in providing essential utility and other critical services to the region’s 23 member jurisdictions and 2.7 million residents. He was previously city engineer and general manager of engineering services at the City of Vancouver and a New Westminster city councillor.

HOMETOWN: New Westminster.
BEVERAGE OF CHOICE: Gin and tonic – so many choices.
EDUCATION: MBA, Simon Fraser University and engineering degree, University of British Columbia.
BUCKET LIST: None. Doing as I go, not waiting for later.”