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Adelaide Festival Corporation Board Members

Judy Potter (Chair)
Mark Roderick (Deputy Chair)
David Knox
The Hon Amanda Vanstone AO
The Rt Hon Sandy Verschoor
Jim Whalley
Alison Beare 
Roy Yates (Government Observer)


Ruth Mackenzie CBE
Artistic Director

Kath M Mainland CBE
Chief Executive

Callum McLean
Executive Assistant



Lesley Newton
Head of Programming

Kate Hillgrove
Program Manager 

Blake Gilchrist
Executive Producer & Curator of Contemporary Music

Kylie King 
Producer, Classical Music

Julie Orchard 
Youth, Education & Talks Executive

Beatrice Jeavons
Sustainability Coordinator


Taren Hornhardt
Head of Production

Paige Goodwin
Production Manager

Mark Pennington
Technical Manager

Roland Partis
Senior Production Coordinator

Rohan Yates
Production Logistics Coordinator

Business Development

Amanda Wheeler
Head of Business Development

Kirilea Salomone
Sponsorship Manager

Alyssa Mason
Sponsorship Coordinator 

Sarah Killey
Philanthropy Manager

Bernadette Woods
Philanthropy Manager

Philly Hoang 
Business Development Assistant

Adelaide Writers' Week

Louise Adler

Suzanne Critchley
Program Manager

Marketing and Communications

Michelle Reid
Head of Marketing & Communications

Annika Stennert
Marketing Manager

Catherine Hoffman
Marketing Coordinator

Anthea Hagar

Customer Experience

Benita Healy
Head of Customer Experience

Carolina Rojas
Database Administrator

Luke Penman
Ticketing Coordinator

Finance and Corporate Services

Elizabeth Brooks
Head of Corporate Services

Zarina Yusop
Finance & IT Manager

Prue Miels
Administration/Payroll Officer