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Mark J. Elliott

Mark J. Elliott is an arts marketer with over 30 years experience as a practitioner in arts marketing, sales, PR, communications and strategic planning with experience in various arts organisations both in Australia and in the USA. Mark Elliott spent almost 15 very successful years in the US at Austin Lyric Opera in Texas as […]

Kim Waldock

Kim Waldock B Mus Ed, M.Ed C.A, FCCT. Educator Kim Waldock taught classroom music for 20 years, serving on many external exam boards, speaking at conferences and delivering professional training for teachers across Australia. She wrote the music section of the Australian National Curriculum in the Arts and has published resources for teaching and a […]

Jackie Bailey

Jackie Bailey (Principal, Bailey and Yang Consultants) is a strategy, research and evaluation consultant, specialising in the arts, government and creative industries. We have provided strategic advice, evaluation and planning to some of Australia’s leading creative sector bodies, including the Arts Centre Melbourne, Australia Council for the Arts, Arts Victoria, Opera Australia, Musica Viva Australia, […]

Caroline Sharpen

MBA, BMus (Hons I), Grad Dip Mus With more than 17 years senior executive experience in cultural organisations in Australia and the USA, Caroline has successfully developed corporate and business unit strategy placing creativiity at the heart of revenue growth.  She has worked with boards and fundraising committees around the country to raise contributed capital […]

John Baylis

John Baylis is an independent consultant based in Sydney. He worked as a producer with Performing Lines in Sydney, managing the company’s international and regional touring activities (2009 to 2011). From 2001 to 2009, he was director of theatre at the Australia Council for the Arts, leading the Council’s strategies and funding programs for theatre […]

Sophie Travers

Sophie Travers is an experienced independent arts consultant. Having worked in the UK and Europe in a range of performing arts roles, she moved to Australia in 2003. Her international experience and networks continue to supplement her broad experience of the Australian arts sector. Through her company, Gallus Arts Advisory she works in music, theatre, […]

Sharman Pretty – Teamsolve

Professor Sharman Pretty is one of Australasia’s most experienced leaders in higher education and the arts. After early career experiences as a professional oboist and as an arts manager, Sharman has held senior academic leadership positions as Professor and Dean at the Universities of Sydney, Auckland and Melbourne over the past two decades, as well […]

Clare Le Roy – Teamsolve

Clare Le Roy has a diverse professional and educational background spanning the arts, health and education sectors. She began her professional life as a musician and holds a Bachelor of Music from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and a Master of Music from the Royal College of Music in London. Within arts management, Clare has […]

David Fishel – Positive Solutions

David Fishel co-founded Positive Solutions in 1990 with Cathy Hunt after managing a wide variety of arts organisations. He has been board member or chair of several cultural organisations and is currently a Council member of QUT and Chair of Creative Enterprise Australia. David has carried out or led many of Positive Solutions consulting projects during […]

Catherine Brown-Watt

Cathy Brown-Watt is a highly respected arts manager. Her broad career spans academia, (cognitive sciences and research methodology), arts companies (presenting and advocacy organisations), venues and government bodies, including management of the Major Performing Arts Inquiry and the implementation of its recommendations. This experience underpins her strengths: a focus on achievable outcomes, be that in […]

Trevor Green

Passionate about music and the arts, Trevor Green is a managing director with over 30 years of experience in large ‘not-for-profit’ music organisations in the public and private domain in both Australia and the UK. He has a thorough understanding of orchestral music and culture, artistic issues and drivers, and a deep understanding and interest […]

Sandra Yates AO

Sandra Yates is a consultant to business and government, particularly in the arts and education. In 1998, during her tenure as Chair of Saatchi & Saatchi, she led the team which authored the report What Australians think about the Arts on behalf of client, the Australia Council for the Arts. Since that time she has […]

Robert Clarke

I have developed strong general management skills including an excellent working appreciation of all financial matters from my career as a Chartered Accountant, followed by my leadership of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra and the Australian National Academy of Music. These skills have been complemented by involvement in a variety of business, cultural and community activities, […]

Mark St Leon

Sydney-based Mark St Leon holds post-graduate qualifications in accounting, management, economics and history. Mark served the Australia Council for some 11 years (1983-94) as Senior Finance Officer. During this period, he was involved in the financial rescue and recovery of many arts organisations, including some of Australia’s largest and most influential. At the Australia Council, […]

Margaret Moore

I have extensive professional abilities, knowledge and achievements as an arts educator and administrator in the arts, education and music. These include: the Sydney Symphony (Education and Artist Development Programs); University of NSW (Arts Education Lecturer); universities and conservatories; and Department of Education and Training (Regional consultant and classroom teacher). I have represented Australia in […]

Luke Nestorowicz

Luke Nestorowicz is an experienced management consultant in the not-for-profit, NGO and commercial media sectors. He has consulted around marketing (with an emphasis on branding, CRM strategy, customer analytics and general strategy), sponsorship and philanthropy. With another long-standing interest in Organisational Development research he has worked with CEOs and executive teams around OD projects including […]

Justin Macdonnell

Justin Macdonnell has been employed in arts management, producing and consultancy for 40 years. In that time he has been Projects Manager for The Australian Opera, General Manager of the State Opera of South Australia and Director of the National Opera of New Zealand.  He has also been Program Director of the Festival of Sydney […]

Jane Jose

Jane Jose is a specialist in strategy, marketing and communications, whose work is focused in the areas of urban and cultural planning; policy and engagement; and mentoring and women’s leadership. Jane has many years’ arts sector experience in chamber music and the performing arts through key board appointments. Jane has been responsible for providing high-level […]

Goetz Richter

A diverse background in music, philosophy, pedagogy and performance provides me with a unique constellation of experience. I have a range of creative, intellectual and social abilities which enable me to engage with musicians, musical ensembles and their administrations effectively. I can focus people emotionally and intellectually towards a Common Good. I can communicate with […]