Anna is the Executive Producer at Perth Festival where she plays a key role in nurturing the artistic vision and creating the strategy for its implementation.
An innovative, strategic and dynamic arts leader Anna has over 15 years experience spanning the Australian non-for-profit arts and culture sector. An executive producer, programmer and general manager her career focus has sat predominantly within major multi-arts festivals. Her work experience is both broad and diverse, with a particular focus on producing new Australian work and leading sector capacity development.
Anna has an extensive background in production and event management having worked with organisations including Sydney Festival, Sydney Film Festival, Performing Lines, Belvoir, Art Back NT, WOMADelaide and Deckchair Theatre Company.
Key positions held include Executive Producer of The Giants for Perth Festival (2015) and General Manager and Co-CEO of the Darwin Festival (2011 – 2014).
Anna holds a Bachelor of Dramatic Art in Production from the National Institute of Dramatic Art, is a member of the Atelier European Festivals Association alumni, was a recipient of the Chief Executive Women Australia Scholarship for Emerging Leaders and is a graduate of the Australia Council for the Arts Leadership Program. Anna contributes to a variety of arts advisory committees and is a judge of the Performing Arts Western Australia Awards in the theatre category.