New Appointments: Australian Cultural Fund Manager, Syrie Payne and Create NSW, Chris Keely

Syrie Payne manages the ACF’s fundraising platform and is your key contact to discuss your fundraising strategy and help you achieve your campaign goals.

With a career spanning arts development, most recently as the Partnerships Manager at Melbourne Theatre Company, she is also an actor and independent producer.

From 16 December 2019 Chris Keely, former general manager of SBS’ Food and Movie channels, heads up Create NSW- the NSW Government’s arts policy and funding body. Chris has extensive international experience in the film and television industry. Previously, a ministerial arts adviser and lawyer, Chris was instrumental in seeking input from the visual arts sector that led to successful outcomes in Creative Nation.