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PEOPLE

UKARIA is a not for profit company listed on the Register of Cultural Organisations. 

It was founded by Ulrike Klein AO in 2009 and Chaired by David Minns from 2011–February 2020. David played a vital role in the strategic growth of UKARIA and the construction of the Cultural Centre. Today the Board is Chaired by Rob Brookman AM. 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Rob Brookman AM Rob Brookman AM Chair Chair
Ulrike Klein AO Ulrike Klein AO Founder Founder
Amanda Harkness Amanda Harkness
Paul Kildea Paul Kildea
Sam Saunders Sam Saunders
Mathew Trinca AM
Mary Vallentine AO Mary Vallentine AO

UKARIA FOUNDATION DIRECTORS 

David McKee AO, Chair 

Amanda Harkness

Diana McLaurin

Kirsty Roderick

STAFF

UKARIA consists of a small, dedicated team of core staff (FTE 6.2 ) who work across the Mt Barker Cultural Centre and our Pirie St office.

Alison Beare Alison Beare CEO CEO
Paola Niscioli Paola Niscioli General Manager, Operations General Manager, Operations
Emma van Lierop Emma van Lierop Business Manager and Artist Liaison Business Manager and Artist Liaison
John Carter John Carter Facilities Manager Facilities Manager
Liam Taylor Liam Taylor Venue and Production Manager Venue and Production Manager
Celine Rittner Celine Rittner F&B Manager F&B Manager
Rachel Bruerville Rachel Bruerville Senior Communications & Choral Coordinator Communications & Choral Coordinator
Emma Quinn Emma Quinn Ticketing & CRM Manager Ticketing & CRM Manager

CASUAL STAFF

UKARIA is supported by professional casual staff across Venue Management, Gardening, Food & Beverage and Front of House. The day to day operations function thanks to this team of talented staff. 




Adam Hancock

Head Gardener


Andrew Plummer

Gardener


Jacob Hurrell

Gardening & Maintenance Assistant