Our Membership elects the Board of Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Ltd. The Board exists to ensure the organisation stays attuned to the wishes of members and the broader community. Its role is one of governance, developing policy, lobbying and ensuring the company has the right professional management team.

Fran Bowron
Damien Hodgkinson
James Brechney
Brandon Bear
Aidan Read
Silke Bader
Kat Dopper
Jesse Matheson
Tai Phan is our Company Secretary.


Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras can only happen with massive community effort and volunteerism, however it also depends on a backbone of dedicated specialist staff.  

Terese Casu - CEO
Greg Clarke - Artistic Director
David Harris - Partnerships Manager
Thomas Murphy - Partnerships Co-ordinator
Rebecca O’Donnell – Finance and Administration Manager
Hannah Clarke - Administrative Officer
Sam Hartland - Workforce Manager
Liz Carter - Workshop Manager
David Gillett - Marketing Manager
Grant Gillies - Marketing Manager
Luke Nutley - Talent Manager
George Savoulis - Creative Producer
Nuala Furtado - Event Producer
Andrea Vale - Parade Producer
Emily Santiago - Parade Co-ordinator
Matt Akersten - Digital and Social Media Manager

You can reach any of us via our Contact Us page here and we'll get right back to you.