Kate Brennan has extensive executive and board experience in civic, cultural and community organisations and projects, working both as a team member and client in capital infrastructure projects and the design and management of the public domain. This has included leading Federation Square and the Adelaide Festival Centre Trust and senior roles at Melbourne City Council and a number of arts and community organisations. She has served as deputy chair of the executive board of the Committee for Melbourne and on numerous national and international cultural bodies. She is currently deputy chair of the Gold Coast Cultural Precinct and Arts Centre Board and is a member of the Board of the Canberra City Renewal Authority, the Australia Council for the Arts’ Major Performing Arts Panel and the project control group for the Queen Victoria Market Redevelopment. Kate provides consulting advice to a number of private sector, state and local government, university and arts organisations with a focus on both the intersection between the public realm and community and cultural experiences and on strategic organisational development.