Our Team

the current team

Artistic Director 

David Berthold 
Louise Bezzina, incoming Artistic Director 2020-2023

Chief Executive Officer

Charlie Cush

BOARD DIRECTORS

Paul Spiro, Chair
Philip Bacon AM, Deputy Chair

Cory Heathwood
Ian Klug AM
Simon Morrison
Amanda Newbery
Mick Power AM
Alison Smith
Professor Mandy Thomas
Chris Tyquin

PROGRAMMING

Kate Fell, Program Director
Damien Cassidy, Producer
Sarah Farnsworth, Program Administrator
Caitlin Hultgren, Associate Producer
Alyssa Kielty, Producer
Fiona MacDonald, Producer
Skye Murphy, Logistics Manager
Giannina Periz, Senior Producer
Stephanie Suess, Associate Producer
Leah Tilney, Associate Producer
Alycia Warner, Associate Producer

TECHNICAL

Tim Pack, Technical Director
Lew Bromley, Operations Manager
Katie Hurst, Technical Manager
Charlotte Kirby, Technical Manager
Freddy Komp, Technical Manager
Louisa Lachi, Technical Administrator and Coordinator
Amy McKenzie, Site Design Manager
Michael Richardson, Senior Technical Manager
Jason Waide, Technical Manager

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Danica Bennett, Business Development Director
Kirsty Adams, Corporate Events Manager
Dana Brown, Sponsorship Manager
Bridget O'Connor, Sponsorship and Events Coordinator

Philanthropy

Fabienne Cooke, Head of Philanthropy
Jenny Usher, Philanthropy Administrator

MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS

Michael Adams, Marketing and Communications Director
Jen Hall, Brand and Content Manager
Angela Kohler, Marketing Manager
Kitty Malcolm, Ticketing Manager
Liana Praekelt, Marketing Coordinator
Emma Symons, Social Media Specialist
Melissa Tickle, Marketing Executive
Zoe White, Digital Marketing Manager

FINANCE

Rebecca Drummond, Finance Director / Company Secretary
Lorelle Edwards, Finance Assistant

ADMINISTRATION

Julia Herne, Head of Business Administration
Marcia Ferreira, Administration Coordinator

DESIGN AGENCY

Sean Dowling Design
Speedwell

PUBLICITY

Aruga
Heapsaflash

FESTIVAL PHOTOGRAPHER

Atmosphere Photography

INDIGENOUS ADVISORY GROUP

Michelle Tuahine, Chair
Raelene Baker
Bridget Garay
Bob Weatherall

GIVING COMMITTEE 

The Hon Justice Thomas Bradley, Chair
Heidi Cooper
Regina Cotter
Simon Morrison
Ben Poschelk
Courtney Talbot
Paul Taylor

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