Kevin du Preez
Kevin is an arts executive, strategist and facilitator with experience working in a range of industries including government, arts, film and media. His impact areas focus on leadership development, innovation, organisational sustainability and partnerships.
With a career spanning over 22 years, Kevin has pioneered and led internationally recognised programs that are an integral part of transforming creative leadership, knowledge and skills in the Australian arts and cultural industry.
In August 2021, Kevin will be joining Monkey Baa Theatre from the Australia Council for the Arts where he is the Director of Capacity Building. During his 11 years at AustCo Kevin developed major industry development programs including the Australia Council leadership programs; national policies, such as the digital culture strategy; many large sector events and hundreds of professional development programs. He coaches and mentors alumni from around Australia and the Indo-Pacific.
Kevin is a fierce advocate for social justice and targets his volunteering work to improve the lives of young people, the LGBTQIA+ community and people with disabilities. Kevin uses the pronouns he/him.