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Jaycen Fletcher, Chair


Jaycen Fletcher is a seasoned executive with over 25 years diversified general management and specialist human resources experience, spanning ASX100 financial services, construction, design and retail.

Jaycen studied, managed and operated at strategic and operational levels in both financial and human resources roles. His latest experience has been in small-to-medium enterprises and the not-for-profit sector. Jaycen is also an active Arts philanthropist.

Eva Hucker, Company Secretary


Eva Hucker is an international real estate lawyer working with multinational and Fortune 500 companies on their acquisition, sale and leasing of commercial, retail, industrial and rural properties as well as the management of their global property portfolios.


Eva has recently returned to Australia after working in the US, Hong Kong and Thailand for over a decade. Prior to her legal career Eva was the Production Manager and Administrator of the Theatre Royal in Sydney, and continues to be a keen supporter of the Arts in Australia.

Faris Cosic, Treasurer


Faris Cosic is Director at the Fairfax Family Office and has over ten years' experience working with high-net-worth individuals, private business owners and families as well as large private companies.


Faris has a broad technical skill-set with a particular focus on international structuring and taxation, capital gains tax, estate planning as well as property and trust law.

Dr Stephen Mould, Independent Director


Stephen Mould studied at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and the Royal Academy of Music, London.

During the 1990s he worked extensively in opera houses and festivals in Europe including Opera Frankfurt (1993-6). In 1996 he joined the staff of Opera Australia, where he regularly appeared as a conductor and was appointed Head of Music in 2004.

Matthew Barclay, Independent Director


Matthew Barclay is a stage and movement director who trained in music at St Paul's Cathedral, Melbourne, dance at The Australian Ballet School and Arts management at Deakin University.

Matthew has directed works for Pittsburgh Opera, Opéra de Montréal, Los Angeles Opera, Macau International Music Festival, Taiwan Philharmonic, WA Opera, State Opera of South Australia, Opera Queensland, New Zealand Opera and Opera Australia where he was the senior resident director and dance supervisor until 2020

Loz Copley, Independent Director


Loz Copley has had a varied and interesting life much of it involved in the Arts, as well as marketing and event management. She is the co-founder of the Australian Wildlife Conservancy and remains committed to wildlife preservation.


As an ambassador of the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation, Loz has been actively involved in fundraising for the Foundation.


Loz is the founder of Philanthropy Initiative Australia, Friends of Australian Dance Theatre and Friends of UWA Music, and energetically continues to support many performers and Arts bodies.

Gale Edwards AM, Independent Director


Professor Gale Edwards AM is one of Australia’s most acclaimed international directors of theatre and opera. She is known nationally and internationally for her work directing drama, comedy, and large-scale musicals, as well as for the development of new Australian work.


Gale was the first woman (and the first Australian) to direct on the main stage at the Royal Shakespeare Company in London. She also directed the Australian feature film, A Heartbeat Away, and won an Emmy Award for the televised film of her production of Jesus Christ Superstar.

Fiona Shand, Independent Director


Fiona Shand is a lawyer with over 30 years’ experience, representing commercial clients, directors and professionals in private practice and industry in Australia, Switzerland and Hong Kong.


Fiona’s legal practice specialises in the strategic resolution of corporate, directorial and trustee governance, general and shareholder commercial issues, disputes and litigation.

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