Sophie Byrne

Sophie is an arts administrator with a passion for the cultural and creative sector and cultural policy in Australia. She is currently the Policy Adviser at the Australia Council for the Arts, the Australian Government’s arts funding and advisory body. Previously an Artists Services Officer at the Australia Council, Sophie has also held advocacy and communications roles at the Arts Law Centre of Australia, Adelaide Writers’ Week and Vitalstatistix and from 2014-15 was the manager of the National Young Writers’ Festival.