Executive Leadership Team

Executive Leadership Team

Kim McKay AO
Executive Director & CEO

Kim McKay’s international career in social innovation, marketing, communications and management spans over 25 years. She is an environmentalist, author and international marketing and communications expert and a regular media commentator... read more.

Steven Alderton
Director, Programs, Exhibitions & Cultural Collections

Steven has a background in growing audiences and producing innovative exhibitions, public programs and events supported by extensive community engagement. Steven has worked closely with western Sydney and regional communities as the Director of Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Director of Lismore Regional Gallery, Director of Bundaberg Arts Centre, and Director of Redland Art Gallery.

Dr Rebecca Johnson
Director, Australian Museum Research Institute (AMRI), Science & Learning

Rebecca has a BSc (Hons) in genetics from the University of Sydney and a PhD in the field of molecular evolutionary genetics from La Trobe University. Rebecca has over 17 years experience as a molecular geneticist, including as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Sydney, James Cook University, Townsville and Tufts University, Boston USA...read more.

Paul Ryan
Director, Corporate Resources, Commercial & CFO

Paul was appointed Director, Corporate Resources & Chief Financial Officer on 30 June 2014. Paul started his career with chartered accountants Ernst & Whinney (now Ernst & Young) and then moved to working with multi-national and Australian owned corporations... read more.

Tehmi Sukhla
Director, Marketing, Communications & Development

Tehmi was appointed Director, Marketing, Communications & Development in August 2013. Prior to this she held senior positions working on sponsorship, philanthropy, marketing and communications projects and programs with internationally renowned arts and cultural institutions, including the Biennale of Sydney and the Australian Centre for Photography...read more.

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