IBAC's Commissioner is an independent officer of Parliament and is responsible for our strategic leadership.
Stephen Farrow joined IBAC in July 2021 as Deputy Commissioner and was appointed Acting Commissioner in December 2022.
Beginning his career as a solicitor, Deputy Commissioner Farrow has extensive experience in public law and policy. Mr Farrow was previously the full-time Deputy Chairperson of the Adult Parole Board, the first non-judicial officer appointed to the role in the board's 64-year history. He was CEO of the Sentencing Advisory Council from 2008 and has held several roles at Department of Justice and Community Safety, focusing on terrorism and criminal law reform.
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.
David Wolf joined IBAC in January 2020 as Deputy Commissioner.
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.
Kylie Kilgour joined IBAC in January 2021 as Acting Deputy Commissioner. Ms Kilgour was permanently appointed to the Deputy Commissioner role in July 2021.
In 2019 and 2020 Kylie was the CEO of the Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informants. From 2006 to 2018 she worked at the Department of Justice and Community Safety on a wide range of justice reform projects, including in relation to the legal profession, civil justice, court programs, family violence and the criminal justice system. Prior to joining the Victorian public service, Kylie worked in community legal centres in NSW and legal aid in the UK. She has a Bachelor of Arts/Law from the University of NSW and was admitted to practice as a legal practitioner in 2001. She is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Executive Director Legal, Assessment and Review and Compliance
Stacey Killackey joined IBAC in May 2021. Stacey leads IBAC's Legal, Assessment & Review and Compliance teams. Prior to commencing at IBAC, Ms Killackey was Director, Workplace and Education Law at the Department of Education and Training. Ms Killackey is an experienced lawyer who has been practising since in 2000, primarily in the area of workplace relations and litigation as well as some time in community legal practice in Darwin. Prior to working in government, Ms Killackey worked at Corrs Chambers Westgarth.
Executive Director Operations
Peter Morris joined IBAC in October 2021. Mr Morris leads the Digital Forensics and Collections, Surveillance and Investigations teams. Prior to commencing at IBAC, Mr Morris was a Partner in the Forensic practice of Deloitte where he specialised in fraud and corruption risk management. He commenced his career as a sworn member with the Australian Federal Police, where he worked across a range of divisions including criminal intelligence, fraud and general crime. Mr Morris is an experienced leader with significant experience across law enforcement and professional services firms.
Executive Director Corporate Services
Glenn Ockerby started with IBAC on 15 June 2020. Mr Ockerby leads IBAC's Finance and Procurement, Information & Digital Services, Governance & Risk (including corporate strategic planning) and Human Resources teams. Mr Ockerby 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.