State Manager: Queensland
Paul Gurney can assist with specialist expertise on organisational needs, goals development and strategies to attract support through partnerships, philanthropy and donors.
Get to know Paul
With extensive experience leading small to medium arts organisations, Paul brings first-hand knowledge and a passion for attracting support for unconventional and experimental artistic projects, and for establishing responsive and effective governance and organisational structures.
Since graduating with a degree in arts management from the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts, Paul has held leadership and board roles with numerous arts organisations including Next Wave, Open House Melbourne, Freeplay: Independent Games Festival and the Arts Industry Council of Victoria.
Through these roles Paul has attracted substantial financial and in-kind support for a diverse range of artistic projects through strategies across business development, philanthropic relationships and private partnerships.
Paul has most recently overseen support for more than 120 Queensland-based cultural and creative organisations as a Senior Manager with Brisbane City Council.