Executive and Curatorial Biographies
Andrew Demetriou Director, Commercial & Partnerships. Andrew is an experienced commercial and arts leader having worked in diverse management roles for Australia’s largest banks before following his passion for the arts. Andrew has worked with leading arts and cultural organisations, previously at the Australian Centre for Photography before joining Carriageworks where he leads commercial strategy and business development, strategic and major event partnerships, venue hire and hospitality. Andrew served as Vice Chair of FORM Dance projects, a leading presenter of independent performance art. He holds a Bachelor of Business and MBA completed at UTS, Sydney and Tongji University, Shanghai as recipient of the Australian Government’s AsiaBound scholarship, and has studied and worked across Asia and Europe. Andrew is committed to supporting artists and creatives develop cultural, social and economic outcomes.
Kri Leitner Director, Events & Production. Kri solves complex problems creatively. But what moves her the most is strategic management and execution by aligning resources with vision and strategy and transforming ideas and plans into action. As Director of Events and Production, Kri’s focus is on developing opportunities, strengthening operations and ensuring the team are strong working toward common objectives and intended outcomes/results.