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.
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.
Deputy Commissioner Kilgour has significant expertise and a deep understanding of police regulatory, integrity and administrative matters and she was previously the CEO of the Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informants. Ms Kilgour has held various senior leadership roles with the Department of Justice and Community Safety.
Stephen Farrow joined IBAC in July 2021 as Deputy Commissioner.
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.
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 Legal, Assessment & 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 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.