Sugarloaf Ward - Mayor Cr Ben Ramcharan


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Cr Ben Ramcharan is the Councillor for Sugarloaf Ward for 2020-2024.

He was first elected in 2020. He was elected Deputy Mayor in 2021 and Mayor in 2022 and 2023.

Cr Ramcharan has been a North Warrandyte resident for 13 years and brings a background of strong community involvement.

He is committed to protecting Nillumbik’s Green Wedge, neighbourhood character, improving road safety – for people and wildlife – and addressing the Climate Emergency.

He aims to ensure that community input is valued and respected in all Council decisions. He believes that Council has a critical role to play in helping the community as we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Cr Ramcharan works as a web developer in a not-for-profit organisation and wants to bring his technical understanding to his role as Councillor.

He enjoys bike riding and getting back to nature by spending time in the outdoors.

To find out if you live in Cr Ramcharan's ward, enter your address on the My neighbourhood page.