The Executive

Dean McElroy - CEO

Dean joined the RPCV team in 2018, after returning to Eaglehawk following many years living interstate. 

He is an experienced business manager with over 30 years working in both the profit and not for profit sectors, including large international organisations such as General Motors Holden and YMCA.

Dean has a procurement and project management background with extensive experience in managing large business teams that have delivered a diverse range of projects and programs.

He has a real interest in nurturing and developing community relationships and delivers community connection with commercial acumen.


Wayne Evans - Operations & Partnership Manager

Wayne has 32 years’ experience in the arboriculture/horticulture, environmental, civil construction, rail, utility, local government, and forestry industries, including managing businesses seen as industry leaders in Australia and with international clientele. 

Wayne is an Eaglehawk local who has returned to Bendigo following a career that has seen him working in Melbourne, interstate and internationally. 

He looks forward to working with the RPCV team and community on implementing long term development strategies for all RPCV cemeteries.