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Adelaide Festival Corporation Board Members

Judy Potter (Chair)
Ulrike Klein AO
David Knox
Ian McRae AO
Mark Roderick
Hon Amanda Vanstone
Sandy Vershoor
Jim Whalley
Rachel Williams (Government Observer)


Neil Armfield AO and Rachel Healy, Artistic Directors
Rob Brookman AM, Executive Director
Rachael Azzopardi, Deputy Executive Director
Marta Davis, Executive Assistant


Lesley Newton, Head of Programming
Kate Hillgrove, Program Manager
Tess Appleby, Program Executive
Sam Wright, Producer Festival Palais & Special Projects
Stevan Pavlovic, Program Executive - Classical Music
Dani Raymond, Program Executive - Classical Music (Acting)

Adelaide Writers' Week

Jo Dyer, Director
Anna Hughes, Program Manager
Suzanne Critchley, Program Manager


Taren Hornhardt, Head of Production
Melanie Selwood, Production Manager
Mark Pennington – Technical Consultant

Jacinta Way, Production Administration Assistant


Festival Associates

Mary Vallentine AO, Classical Music Advisor

Marketing and Communications

Michelle Reid, Head of Marketing & Communications
Benita Healy, Ticketing and Data Manager
Laura Danesin, Marketing Executive
Annika Stennert, Marketing Executive
Anthea Hagar, Publicist
Petrina Egan, National Publicist
Carolina Rojas, Publicity Coordinator


Sarah Killey, Senior Philanthropy Manager
Bernadette Woods, Philanthropy Manager
Katya Fedyk, Philanthropy Coordinator

Business Development

Amanda Wheeler, Head of Business Development
Kirilea Salomone, Business Development Manager
Beatrice Jeavons, Sponsorship Coordinator
Emma Williams, Development Events Coordinator

Finance and Corporate Services

Elizabeth Brooks, Head of Corporate Services
Zarina Yusop, Finance and IT Manager
Prue Miels, Administraton/Payroll Officer
Ionah Warrior, Trainee

With thanks to

Katy Biggs
Alan John
Shane Reid