John is Managing Director of strategy firm Barrington Consulting Group and has over 15 years experience advising boards and executives in strategy and governance.
His work in the corporate, not-for-profit and government sectors across Australia has included the development of strategy with the Boards of the WA Symphony Orchestra, the Chamber of Arts and Culture WA and the provision of strategic and governance advice to local arts companies.
Prior to consulting, John had 10 years in the technology industry in management roles in Victoria and New South Wales. He is currently Chairman of AnglicareWA and has previously served on the State Council of Surf Life Saving Western Australia, the National Alumni Board of the Australian Graduate School of Management and State Council of Police & Citizens Youth Clubs. He is a past State President of the Small Enterprise Association of Australia & New Zealand and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
John has a Bachelor of Business from Curtin University and an MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management.
Grant Robinson has over 37 years of professional experience as a Chartered Accountant and business adviser with KPMG where he was an audit partner involved in a broad range of industries including the not-for-profit sector. He also has relevant experience as a Board member of numerous organisations including presently Perth Festival, Botanic Gardens & Parks Authority, Netball WA, North Metropolitan Health Service and Juniper. Grant’s skills in financial analysis, compliance, governance and risk management along with his NFP sector experience is of great value to Perth Festival where he chairs the Finance, Risk and Audit Committee.
Tania Chambers is a Film Producer, Creative Industries Consultant and Non-Executive Director and holds Bachelor of Laws and Arts (Honours) Degrees.
Formerly Chief Executive of Screen NSW and ScreenWest, Tania Chambers is the Founding Director of Feisty Dame Productions and KM3T Productions and is on the Board of Cinefest Oz and the Arts Law Centre. Currently an Ambassador for SBS, she is a member of the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts and the International Academy of Arts and Sciences and was a member of Media Development Authority Singapore’s 2012 International Advisory Panel.
Previously, Tania Chambers was Chairperson of the Film & Television Institute (WA) Inc, Chairperson of Perth Theatre Company and a Board Member of Screenrights, the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts and a Governor of Hale School.
Tim Ungar has an extensive background as a Senior Executive in the telecommunications and technology industries in the areas of infrastructure, manufacturing, marketing and operations.
He is currently the Chairman of TSA Group, a national sales, marketing and operations company headquartered in Western Australia. He is a director of the not for profit organisation Fashion WA, which is the governing body of the Perth Fashion Festival. Along with his family, he is a director of the charitable trust, the Ungar Family Foundation.
Tim is a long term supporter of the cultural and arts sector in WA.
He is a former Chairman of the Water Corporation of WA and of the Board of Trustees of the WA Museum.
Adrian Fini is Director of FJM Property Pty Ltd, a private property and investment group.
He has been involved in the Perth property industry for over 30 years.
Adrian is a current Board member of the University of Western Australia Business School Board and their New Century Campaign. He is also Chair of the Art Gallery of WA Foundation and was awarded an OAM for his contributions to the arts in 2014.
Professor Kent Anderson is an international lawyer who specialises in comparing Asian legal systems. Since 2014 Kent has held the position of Deputy Vice Chancellor (Community & Engagement) of The University of Western Australia. He has an eclectic background, having completed tertiary studies in US, Japan, and the UK in Law, Politics, Economics and Asian Studies. He also worked as a marketing manager with a US regional airline in Alaska and as a commercial lawyer in Hawaii. Before joining UWA, Kent was Pro Vice Chancellor (International) at University of Adelaide and before that Dean of the then Faculty of Asian Studies at the Australian National University.
He started his academic career as associate professor at Hokkaido University Law School in Japan. Kent is on the National Library of Australia Council, New Colombo Plan Advisory Board, Board of Canberra Grammar School, and a variety of academic and community boards including the International Education Association of Australia (IEAA).
David is a Partner with Azure Capital, a corporate advisory firm. David has over 15 years of experience in corporate advisory and international capital markets, working across a variety of industries including telecommunications, financial services, mining services and natural resources. David holds a Masters in Finance from the London Business School, and degrees in Mathematics and Commerce (with First Class Honours) from the Curtin University of Technology.
Terri-ann White is a professor at The University of Western Australia. She was the founding director of Institute of Advanced Studies (1999 – 2011) and has been the director of UWA Publishing since 2006. For twelve years from 1982 she was an independent bookseller, as owner and manager of the Arcane Bookshop in Perth.
Terri-ann White’s fiction and non-fiction writing has been published widely. Over the past two decades she has been a passionate collaborator with other artists: dancers, visual artists, and musicians.
Terri-ann has been involved in a number of arts and cultural organisations in Australia, as a practitioner and a board member.