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City Manager's Office

City Manager's Message

On behalf of City of Burnaby employees, I want to welcome you to the City of Burnaby’s virtual City Hall. The website will assist you in finding information, doing business and engaging with City Hall.

Lambert Chu Profile Image

Keep up-to-date on City Council matters and discover the services available and information about the City.

Click the “I Want To” widget located at the top of the homepage to access frequently used services and information. Don't forget to explore the interactive component at the bottom of the homepage to discover our Hidden Gems or Being Green initiatives. Find out about available recreation programs, arts activities, golf tee time bookings or theatre tickets.

I encourage you to contact us with your feedback on our Virtual City Hall.


Lambert Chu Signature

Lambert S.H. Chu
City Manager

Who We Are

The City Manager is the Chief Administrative Officer for the City and makes recommendations to Council on a broad range of policy and administrative issues. The City Manager’s Office directs the operations of the City and is responsible for implementing City policies.

The Deputy City Manager is:

Chad Turpin
Deputy City Manager
Responsible for the Office of the City Clerk, Legal Department and Citizen Support Services.

What We Do

The City Manager leads the City’s Management Committee. The Committee meets weekly and is made up of City staff, including:

  • Stephan Drolet, Chief Superintendent and Officer in Charge (OIC), Burnaby RCMP Detachment
  • Dave Ellenwood, Director Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services
  • Leon Gous, Director Engineering
  • Denise Jorgenson, Director Finance
  • Joe Robertson, Fire Chief
  • Lou Pelletier, Director Planning and Building
  • Deb Thomas, Acting Chief Librarian
  • Chad Turpin, Deputy City Manager
  • Shari Wallace, Chief Information Officer

Contact Us

City Manager's Office
Phone: 604-294-7101
Mailing Address:
4949 Canada Way
Burnaby, BC, V5G 1M2

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