Lisa Havilah

CEO of Sydney’s Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS) and former CEO of Carriageworks.¬†As CEO of Carriageworks, Lisa oversaw an increase in overall attendances from 110,000 in 2011 to 1.32 million in 2017. Lisa has oversaw significant expansion of the Carriageworks multi-arts hub in Redfern. Previously she built her career in Western Sydney as Director of Campbelltown Arts Centre, and as Deputy Director at Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre.

Lisa has been a champion for Western Sydney arts and a successful collaborator with the NSW Coalition government, which has often praised Carriageworks’ success with audience engagement at relatively small cost to taxpayers.