Wendy Wise has many years experience in large-scale event management including 5 years as General Manager of the Perth International Arts Festival.

She worked for the State Government for 10 years managing arts grants programmes finishing her time as Director of ArtsWA. Prior to this Wendy worked in the arts industry as a project manager and musician.

She has served on several boards and management committees and including Healthway, Community Cultural Development Board of the Australia Council, Deckchair Theatre Company, Independent Living Centre and was Chair of the Department for the Arts Touring Panel 1988-89 and Community Arts Panel 1987-88, Interim Chair for the newly formed Arts Industry Training Council 1989-90 and founding President of the Ethnic Music Centre of WA 1985-88.

Wendy offers expertise in strategy development, business planning, change management, event management, fund raising and has experience in working with a diverse range of people and organisations.

Wendy was awarded the Chancellors Medal for her contribution to The University of Western Australia.

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