Christine Zeitz has been appointed by the Governor of South Australia to the board of the Adelaide Festival Centre Trust.
Christine Zeitz is the Chief Executive of Leidos Australia, a science and technology services provider to Australian government agencies including the Department of Defence and the Australian Taxation Office. She previously worked with the defence, security and aerospace giant BAE Systems, leading negotiations and administering multi-million dollar commercial agreements.
A graduate of Flinders University and the University of South Australia, Christine is serving on the board of SBS and the Institute for Regional Security. She was a member and also Co-Chair of the South Australian Premier’s Council for Women from 2014 to 2016. She is a former member of the American Chamber of Commerce of Japan, Women in Leadership Committee and a former member of CEO Insights Executive group where she founded the CEO Ladies Forum.
Welcoming the appointment, Trust Chairman, Michael Abbott QC AO, said: “Christine is a vociferous advocate for workplace diversity and inspiring women to pursue opportunities. She will bring tremendous commercial expertise and insights to AFC’s work to provide first-class experiences for all customers, increase audiences, build our reputation and develop an alliance of business and philanthropic supporters.”
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