IBAC’s Commissioner is an independent officer of Parliament and is responsible for our strategic leadership.
The Honourable Robert Redlich AM, QC commenced a five year term as IBAC Commissioner on 1 January 2018.
Commissioner Redlich was a judge of the Supreme Court of Victoria for 15 years, including 11 years as a Victorian Court of Appeal Judge. He was previously a member of the Victorian Bar for some 30 years and served for a period as Chairman of the Victorian Bar Council. His significant achievements in legal practice were recognised with his appointment as Queen’s Counsel in 1984.
Commissioner Redlich brings extensive experience to IBAC, including the investigation of corrupt practices within the public service and the police. He has successfully prosecuted and defended cases involving corrupt practices.
Chief Executive Officer
Our Chief Executive Officer is responsible for the general conduct and the effective, efficient and economical management of the functions and activities of IBAC.
Marlo Baragwanath joined IBAC in January 2020. Ms Baragwanath was previously the Victorian Government Solicitor with responsibility for leading the Victorian Government Solicitor's Office. She commenced her public sector career at the Victorian Ombudsman and subsequently held senior roles at WorkSafe and the Victorian Building Authority.
Ms Baragwanath holds a Law (Honours)/Arts degree, and a Masters in Public Administration and Public Policy.
IBAC's Deputy Commissioners assist the Commissioner, performing duties and functions under the Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission Act 2011.
Katie Miller joined IBAC in August 2018 as Deputy Commissioner focused on independent oversight of Victoria Police.
Deputy Commissioner Miller is a Law Institute of Victoria accredited specialist in administrative law. She understands how law, policy and culture combine to influence individual conduct and public sector outcomes. Before joining IBAC, Ms Miller was Executive Director, Legal Practice at Victoria Legal Aid and is a past president of the Law Institute of Victoria.
David Wolf joined IBAC in January 2020 as Deputy Commissioner focused on independent oversight of Victoria’s public sector.
Deputy Commissioner Wolf has a broad range of skills, expertise and deep understanding of regulatory, integrity, communication, public sector and council administration matters. Mr Wolf was formerly Victoria's Chief Municipal Inspector and head of the Local Government Inspectorate. He has also worked at the Victorian Building Authority.
Executive Director Prevention & Communication
Christine Howlett joined IBAC in January 2013. Ms Howlett leads our corruption prevention work, including strategic intelligence, policy & research, public sector & community engagement, and communication.
Ms Howlett has substantial executive experience across state and federal government agencies, primarily in the justice, integrity and human services sectors. Ms Howlett was seconded to work on the Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informants during 2019.
Executive Director Operations
Robert Sutton joined IBAC in February 2013. Mr Sutton leads our Investigations, Digital Forensics & Collections and Surveillance teams.
Mr Sutton has an extensive background in law enforcement, investigations and anti-corruption operations. He spent 20 years with Tasmania Police, most of those as a detective. Mr Sutton has training in leadership and management focused on the conduct and oversight of serious and complex investigations.
Executive Director Legal
Helen Fatouros leads IBAC's Legal, Compliance and Assessment & Review teams. Ms Fatouros has worked as a lawyer, advocate and executive leader in the criminal justice system and the wider public sector for more than 20 years. Prior to joining IBAC in 2019, Ms Fatouros was the Executive Director, Criminal Law Services at Victoria Legal Aid. Before that role, she was the Legal Prosecution Specialist Advocacy and Directorate Manager of the Specialist Sex Offences Unit at the Ofﬁce of Public Prosecutions Victoria. In 2012, Ms Fatouros led the sector-wide Sexual Offences Interactive Legal Education Program, earning her the Law Institute of Victoria President's Award for Government Lawyer of the Year. Ms Fatouros was a Commissioner of the Victorian Law Reform Commission between 2014 and 2018, and is a Council Director of the Sentencing Advisory Council, a role she has held since 2013.
Executive Director Corporate Services
leads IBAC's Finance and Procurement, Information & Digital Services, Governance & Risk (including corporate strategic planning) and Human Resources teams. Mr Ockerby started with IBAC on 15 June 2020. He joined IBAC from the Metropolitan Fire Brigade where he was Executive Director, Corporate Services and Chief Financial Officer. Mr Ockerby has broad experience gained from a variety of public and private sector leadership roles, including the Victorian WorkCover Authority and KPMG Australia. Glenn holds a Bachelor of Business in Accountancy, a Masters in Business Administration and is a Certified Practising Accountant.