Management

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

Adelaide Festival Centre Trustees

  • Jim Hazel (Chair)
  • Mitchell Butel
  • Julia Knight
  • The Hon Hieu Van Le AC
  • Jacqui McGill AO
  • The Right Hon Sandy Verschoor
  • Steven Woolhouse
  • Maggie Zhou

Adelaide Festival Centre Management

CEO & Artistic Director Douglas Gautier AM
Chief Operating & Financial Officer  Carlo D’Ortenzio
Director of Programming, Development & Venue Sales Liz Hawkins
Director of Marketing, Sales & Audience Engagement Kristen Eckhardt
Director of Production & Technical Moira Hay
Creative Director, Cabaret & Commercial Alex Sinclair
Manager, Ticketing Natalie Adam
Manager, Publicity & Content Creation Francesca Belperio
Manager, Public Affairs Hamilton Calder
Manager, ICT David Cations
Manager, Facilities Services Mark Cullen
Manager, Venue Sales Paul Drennan
Manager, Human Resources Claire George
Manager, Digital & Social Julia George
Manager, WHS & Risk Carolyn Laffin
Manager, Visitor Experience & Communications Heather Poole
Manager, Finance Abhishek Shaw
Manager, Philanthropy Abbie Taylor
Manager, Commercial Partnerships, Hospitality & Events Teresa Whitehorn

Adelaide Festival Centre Produced Festivals

Adelaide Cabaret Festival Artistic Director Tina Arena
Adelaide Guitar Festival Artistic Director Slava Grigoryan
OzAsia Festival Artistic Director  Annette Shun Wah
DreamBIG Children's Festival Creative Producer  Susannah Sweeney
OUR MOB Senior Exhibitions Curator Charissa Davies

Adelaide Festival Centre Foundation Board

  • Miranda Starke (Chair)
  • Cathy Chong
  • Cain Cooke
  • Janet Crawford
  • Sheryn Foord
  • Rupert Hallam
  • Kathryn House AM
  • Penny Johnson
  • Jasmin Shahin
  • Legh Davis (Patron)
  • Joan Hardy OAM (Patron)