Program Development Group

“Brilliant and clever people sit on the AFoI program development board.”

  • Kristin Alford

    Futurist, founding director of Bridge8. Director of UniSA’s Science, Creativity and Education Studio....

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  • Tess Appleby

    Program Coordinator for WOMADelaide. Former producer of OzAsia Festival....

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  • Lynn Arnold AO

    Former SA Premier Former Head of Anglicare Now a priest at St Peter’s...

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  • Darryl Gobbett

    Currently Chief Economist and Financial Adviser at Baillieu Holst Ltd. Previously worked in senior financial advisory, economic analysis and executive management roles in the Federal Government and private sector....

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  • Jane Howard

    Arts journalist and critic working throughout Australia and in the UK with a focus on performance. Contributing Editor with Kill Your Darlings Journal, and with work in many publications, including Guardian Australia, Edinburgh’s Fest Magazine, ABC Arts Online, and The Lifted Brow....

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  • Peter Mares

    Former ABC journalist. Long-time member of AFoI Advisory Committee. Now Moderator of The Cranlana Programme. Contributing editor for Inside Story. Adjunct Fellow at Swinburne Institute for Social Research ....

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  • Chris March

    The Locavore, Stirling. A leader in the dining/consumer movement to ensure the survival of local businesses and farms and create a legacy of better health and food habits....

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  • Amrita Malhi

    Researcher, writer, instructor and consultant on Asian histories, societies and identity politics. Advisor to SA Government on intercultural policy. Advisor to industry partners on cultural and religious diversity and risk of intercultural conflict. Organiser of the International Convention of Asia ...

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  • Vic Pisani

    WOMADelaide Planet Talks Program Manager; Arts Projects Australia...

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  • Jacinta Thompson

    Executive Director, Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, UniSA. Former Director of OzAsia Festival and Programming Director of Adelaide Cabaret Festival, as well as involvement in numerous other arts festival and organisations....

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  • Ian Gibbins

    Convenor of the PDG, AFoI Board member, and three-time AFoI Advisory Committee member. Emeritus Professor of Anatomy and retired neuroscientist at Flinders University. Now a poet, electronic musician and video artist....

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  • Heather Robinson

    Executive Producer, 2016 AFoI & Board Member Associate Director, 2013 AFoI. Research associate and PhD candidate, School of Humanities and Creative Arts, Flinders University....

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