Board of Directors

KATE MILLS, CHAIRMAN
Experience and expertise
Commercial Lawyer
Corporate and regulatory advisor
Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors
Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management
Member, various national and international art collecting institutions
Founding member, Creative Music Fund Australia
Directors Cut Patron, Sydney Film Festival
Other current directorships
Founding Director, ICLC Foundation
Board member, Management Committee member, Refugee & Advice Casework Service
Special responsibilities
Convener, Artistic Director Selection Committee and Member, Marketing Committee

JULIAN KNIGHTS AO, DEPUTY CHAIR
Experience and expertise
Financial Services
Investment banking and funds management
Philanthropic support
Past Chairman, Sydney Dance Company
Past Chairman, Major Performing Arts Board, Australia Council for the Arts
Other current directorships
Founding Partner, Ironbridge Capital
Director, Pacific Road Capital Management
Director, Kaldor Public Arts
Chairman, Human Rights Watch Australia
Chairman, Luxe Guides

PARIS NEILSON
Experience and expertise
Gallery management – White Rabbit Gallery Contemporary Chinese Art
Member, MCA Young Ambassadors Committee
Member, 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art Fundraising Committee
Member, Contemporary Collections Benefactors Group, AGNSW
Member, Sydney Dance Company
Board member, Chain Reaction Foundation
Gifting Committee member, Neilson Foundation
Special responsibilities
Convenor, Benefaction and Events Committee
Member, Artistic Director Selection Committee

JAMES ROTH    
Experience and expertise
Investment banking and corporate finance
Member, Asian Art Collectors Circle
Patron, Australian Artist Association Inc.
Special responsibilities
Member, Finance, Audit and Compliance Committee

PENELOPE SEIDLER AM
Experience and expertise
Architecture and Accounting
Private collector, contemporary and indigenous art
Board member, Australian National Gallery Foundation
Australian Commissioners’ Council Venice Biennale (2005-2013)
Member, Museum of Modern Art, New York International Council, 1973
Member, International Advisory Board, MAK Museum, Vienna, (2001-2012)
Member, Contemporary Collections Benefactors Group, AGNSW
Museum Contemporary Art Australia Ambassador
Trustee, Seidler Architectural Foundation
University of Sydney, Art Gallery Advisory Committee
Other current directorships
Director, Harry Seidler & Associates Pty Ltd
Director, Contec Properties Pty Ltd
Board, University of NSW Built Environment Advisory Council

TEA UGLOW  
Experience and expertise
Ten years working with Artists and cultural organisations
Degrees in Fine Art (BFA, Oxford) and MA Book Arts (University of the Arts, London)
Global speaker on the role of culture and technology
Other current directorships
Creative Director of Google Creative Labs
Former Board Member of AWARD
Former Board Member of D&AD (Design & Art Directors Guild)

NASEEMA SPARKS AM FAICD
Experience and expertise
Corporate strategy and business management
Communications, marketing strategy, branding, media and advertising
Digital technology including digital media platforms, social media etc.
Organisational culture and diversity
MBA, Melbourne Business School
Trustee, Sydney Living Museums
Other current directorships
Director, Australian Vintage Ltd.
Director, Melbourne IT Ltd.
Director, PMP Ltd.
Director, AIG Australia Ltd.
Director, Genero.tv
Member of the Vatican Advisory Board on Sport and Faith

DANIELLE EARP
Experience and expertise
Visual arts and organisational management
Event and project management
Gallery management
Former Acting Chief Executive and Head of Exhibitions, Biennale of Sydney
Former Associate Director, Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation and General Manager, Sherman Galleries
Former Board member (Public Officer), 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art
Tertiary qualifications in visual arts and curatorial studies: Bachelor of Visual Arts, The University of Sydney, Sydney College of the Arts (First Class Honours) and Masters of  Modern Art and Curation, The University of Sydney