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Anna Burkey

Co-Founder, Foundry658 - new Creative Industries Accelerator by State Library Victoria & Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI)

As the Head of StartSpace, Anna Burkey is leading development of a new statewide StartSpace Network for State Library Victoria, supporting early-stage entrepreneurs in a state-of-the-art new $2million facility. StartSpace is part of the Library’s $90million transformation program to increase public access for Australia’s oldest and busiest library.

She is also the Co-Founder of Foundry658, a new creative industries accelerator created by ACMI (Australian Centre for the Moving Image) and State Library Victoria which launched in 2018 - http://foundry658.com

From 2005, Anna was half of the founding staff team at Edinburgh UNESCO City of Literature Trust, presenting innovative public engagement initiatives across Scotland. As one of Creative Scotland’s International Creative Entrepreneurs (ICE) Anna delivered programs in design and social enterprise in South Africa, including global social investment event COMMON Pitch SA.

Anna has worked with Arts Centre Melbourne (Aus), the Edinburgh Festivals and Small Business Gateway (UK), presented the Meet the Author live web series for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, and has written and presented extensively for media outlets including Time Out, Encyclopaedia Britannica, and the BBC. She likes tea.

Andy Lanning

Executive Creative Director, Magic Leap

Holly Tucker MBE

Founder, Holly & Co (Founder of notonthehighstreet.com and UK Ambassador to Creative Small Businesses)

Philip Long

Director, V&A Dundee

Annette Mees

Head of Audience Labs, Royal Opera House

Eric Nuzum

Podcast and Media Consultant - Former SVP, Original Content Development, Audible (Amazon) & VP Programming, NPR

Mariana Duarte Silva

Co-Founder & Director, Village Underground Lisboa

Freya Murray

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Rupert Barrington

Series Producer, BBC Dynasties

Jim Beirne MBE

Chief Executive, Live Theatre

Liat Rosenthal

Creative Producer - Uniqlo Tate Lates

John McGrath

Artistic Director & CEO, Manchester International Festival & The Factory

John Beasley

Chief Marketing Officer, Vero - True Social (ex VP Marketing EMEA Monster & Head of Brand Red Bull)

Pip Black

Co-Founder, Frame

Brett Wigdortz OBE

Founder and Honourary President, Teach First; Chair, National Citizen Service Trust; Co-Founder & CEO, tiney.co

Rick Gibson

CEO, British Games Institute (BGI)

Ella Goldner

Co-Founder & GM, Zinc

Hadrian Garrard

Founding Director, Create London

Isobel Colchester

CEO, Poet in the City

Sharon Ament

Director, Museum of London

Charlotte Appleyard

Director of Development & Business Innovation, Royal Academy of Arts

Rachael Norton-Drew

Festival & Company Manager, York Mediale

David Jubb

Artistic Director, Battersea Arts Centre

Philippine Nguyen

Co-Founder, Art Night

John Cassy

Co-Founder, Factory 42

Chris Gourlay

Founder & CEO, Spacehive

Anna Burkey

Co-Founder, Foundry658 - new Creative Industries Accelerator by State Library Victoria & Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI)

Elena Gifford

Partner, Deco Publique

Jonathan Robinson

Founder, Civic and Global Impact Hubs

Isabel Soden

Chief of Play (Founding Director, Writer/Director, Strategist), Reuben Feels

Daniel Stevens

Advocacy & Communications Manager, Knowledge Quarter London

Sophie Harding

Trends & Insights Director, Mindshare UK

Lauren Zawadzki

Partner, Deco Publique

Prof. Andrew Chitty

Creative Economy Champion, Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)

Lisa Westcott Wilkins

Founder, DigVentures

Laura Jordan Bambach

Chief Creative Officer, Mr President, Founder, CANNT Festival & Co-founder, SheSays

Ksenia Zemtsova

Co-Founder, Art Night

Ged Matthews

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Simon Cronshaw

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Peter Tullin

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