Berry Vrbanovic

Berry Vrbanovic
Mayor of Kitchener, Treasurer of UCLG

Berry Vrbanovic is the Vice-President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, and Councilor from Kitchener (Canada). He is also Deputy Treasurer of UCLG. Prior to serving on Council, Mr. Vrbanovic had 8 years of experience in municipal administration working in the Clerk's, Fire, Licensing, Planning and Information Technology Departments. From 2005-2007, he served as Chair of FCM's Standing Committee on International Relations which oversees the work FCM does in 20 developing countries in Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America.

Currently, Mr. Vrbanovic is serving as FCM's Third Vice-President. He is also FCM's governance representative on post-tsunami programs in Sri Lanka and Indonesia, both of which address the question of local government strengthening in conflict and post-conflict contexts.