Hamish Clift – Chair (6 years of service)
Hamish is a commercial barrister at Northbank Chambers. With over fifteen years experience in the performing arts sector, Hamish has a background in theatre production where he specialised in lighting design, production and stage management. He is also on the board of the Matilda Awards Inc.
Sean Mee (6 years of service)
Sean began his professional career in 1976 at La Boite Theatre as an actor in theatre-in-education, and was the Artistic Director and CEO of La Boite Theatre Company from 2000 to 2008. He has been lecturing in Performance Studies at QUT since 2009.
Cameron Hoffmann (4 years of service)
Cameron is a Principal with RPS, and has over 20 years experience as a Town Planning Consultant, focusing on master planned communities, major projects and sustainable design and transport policy development. Cameron is a board director of the Australian Green Development Forum, and a member of UDIA’s City Plan Review and State Conference Committees.
Cameron balances his professional life with casual forays into circus and physical theatre, and has been known to rollerblade in outrageous outfits.
Catherine Nufer-Barr – Treasurer (3 years of service)
Catherine is Flipside’s Treasurer and works as a lawyer at McCullough Robertson, she specialises in corporate taxation and stamp duty across all jurisdictions. Catherine has a degree in Accounting and Law from QUT and is currently completing the Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) program. Prior to joining McCullough Robertson, Catherine worked as a tax consultant at accounting firm, BDO.
Kate Van Poelgeest (1 year of service)
Kate is National Media and Communications Manager at Slater and Gordon Lawyers. She has worked in politics and the private and corporate sectors in media and communications. Kate initially studied Drama at QUT and went on to teach Drama, English and History before returning to further study. She remains passionate about fostering a love of the arts and learning in our young people. Kate has a BA (Drama), Dip Ed (Tertiary) and a Masters of Business (Public Relations).
Sarah is a theatre and performance studies scholar who researches festivals and has taught at the University of Queensland, University of Otago, and Queen Mary University of London. She also has a background in production and stage management within the Brisbane performing arts industry and since returning from London, where she completed her PhD in 2015, she has served as company manager for indelabilityarts.
Summer is a performing arts curator and arts manager with 15 years’ experience working with major arts festivals and venues in Brisbane, Cairns, Far North Queensland and Macau. Summer is the Senior Program Manager at Brisbane Powerhouse overseeing the annual cultural program and festivals.