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Adelaide Festival Centre is a statutory authority under the Adelaide Festival Centre Trust Act 1971, created by an Act of Parliament.

A photo of CEO Douglas Gautier, taken outside Adelaide Festival Centre, the sky is blue and there is green grass on the ground. There is a group of school students in the background and buildings in the distance.

Adelaide Festival Centre Trustees 

  • The Hon. Karlene Maywald (Chair)
  • Michael Abbott AO KC
  • Katherine Tamiko Arguile
  • Alexandrea Cannon OAM
  • Bruce Carter AO
  • Penny Griggs
  • Councillor Phillip Martin
  • Maggie Zhou

Adelaide Festival Centre Management

  • Douglas Gautier AM - CEO & Artistic Director
  • Steven Woolhouse - Chief Operating & Financial Officer
  • Christie Anthoney - Head of Public Affairs
  • Renato Capoccia - Head of Marketing
  • Nathan Luscombe - Head of Production & Technical
  • Heather Poole - Head of Customer Experience
  • Alex Sinclair - Head of Programming – Commercial
  • Susannah Sweeney - Head of Programming – Public Purpose
  • Abbie Taylor - Director of Philanthropy
  • Natalie Adam - Manager, Ticketing
  • Francesca Belperio - Manager Publicity & Content Creation
  • Bernadette Brennan - Manager, WHS & Risk
  • David Cations - Manager, ICT & Cybersecurity
  • Mark Cullen - Manager, Facilities Services
  • Janine Eckert - Manager, Corporate Partnerships
  • Claire George - Manager, Human Resources
  • Julia George - Manager, Digital & Social
  • Kate Hagan - Manager, Patron Services
  • Jeff Owens - Manager, Hospitality
  • Olivia Power - Manager, Philanthropy
  • Abhishek Shaw - Manager, Finance & Business Improvement
  • Angela Willington - Manager, Legal & Contract Management

Adelaide Festival Centre Produced Festivals 

  • Adelaide Cabaret Festival Artistic Director - Virginia Gay 
  • Adelaide Guitar Festival Artistic Director - Slava Grigoryan 
  • OzAsia Festival Executive Producer – Joon-Yee Kwok
  • DreamBIG Children's Festival Creative Producer - Georgi Paech 
  • OUR MOB Senior Exhibitions Curator - Charissa Davies 

Adelaide Festival Centre Foundation Board 

  • Miranda Starke (Chair)
  • Cain Cooke (Deputy Chair)
  • Ray Dahdah
  • Georgina Duckworth
  • Sheryn Foord
  • Jasmin Shahin
  • Evelyn Yap OAM
  • Lauren Zwanns
  • Legh Davis (Patron)
  • Joan Hardy OAM (Patron)

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