Paul Mochrie was appointed as city manager in April 2021 after serving as acting city manager since January 2021.
Paul previously held the position of deputy city manager and provided oversight for a portfolio of direct service and corporate support departments, including Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services; Development, Buildings, and Licensing; Arts, Culture, and Community Services; Technology Services; and Human Resources.
Paul joined the City in May 2011 as the general manager, Human Resource Services, and assumed the role of deputy city manager in October 2015.
Paul brings to the City broad public sector experience, including time working with the provincial government, regional health authorities, and employers’ associations. Prior to joining the City, he worked with the BC Ministry of Health and led the development and management of commercial relationships between the PharmaCare program and pharmaceutical companies, retail pharmacies, and pharmacy wholesalers.