Marcus Barker
Chief Executive

Marcus has worked in the arts sector for over 20 years in Australia, the UK and the Republic of Ireland with a number of leading companies and venues including the Australian Chamber Orchestra, Belvoir St Theatre and the Sydney Opera House; the National Portrait Gallery, Lyric Hammersmith Theatre and English Touring Opera in London and the Dublin Theatre Festival in Ireland.

Marcus studied a Bachelor of Music which led to his first professional position with the Australian Festival of Chamber Music in Townsville, North Queensland. He also has a Certificate in Arts Management from the University of Technology Sydney. He has developed a strong focus on marketing, communication and sponsorship within the arts sector and has held leadership roles in organisations including the Dublin Theatre Festival, Ten Days on the Island festival in Tasmania and currently with the Sydney International Piano Competition.