OUR TEAM

Both the Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art are administered under one act (The Queensland Art Gallery Act 1987) and have one overarching governance and management structure. The Queensland Art Gallery Board of Trustees is the Gallery's governing body. Members of the Board are Professor Ian O’Connor (Chair); Gina Fairfax, Fiona Foley, The Hon. John Mickel, Liz Pidgeon, Paul Taylor, and Rick Wilkinson.

Professor Ian O'Connor

Professor Ian O'Connor AC | Chair

Professor Ian O’Connor is Vice Chancellor and President of Griffith University (2005-).

Gina Fairfax

Gina Fairfax

Ms Gina Fairfax is a Trustee of the Tim Fairfax Family Foundation and an advocate for access to arts and education in rural, regional and remote communities.

Fiona Foley

Fiona Foley

Ms Fiona Foley is a Queensland artist whose work is represented in private and public collections nationally and internationally.

The Hon. John Mickel

The Hon. John Mickel

The Hon. John Mickel is an adjunct Associate Professor at the Queensland University of Technology, a former Member of the Queensland Parliament, and former Speaker of the Legislative Assembly (2009-12).

Liz Pidgeon

Liz Pidgeon

Ms Elizabeth (Liz) Pidgeon is co-founder and Director of Cornerstone Properties.

Paul Taylor

Paul Taylor

Mr Paul Taylor is the head of Australian equities and Portfolio Manager of the Fidelity Australian Equities Fund.

Rick Wilkinson

Rick Wilkinson

Mr Richard (Rick) Wilkinson is a senior associate with EnergyQuest, and a Gas Fields Commissioner with the Queensland GasFields Commission.

Executive Management Team

CHRIS SAINES

CHRIS SAINES, CNZM

Director
SIMON ELLIOTT

SIMON ELLIOTT

Deputy Director, Collection and Exhibitions
TARRAGH CUNNINGHAM

TARRAGH CUNNINGHAM

Assistant Director, Development and Commercial Services
DUANE LUCAS

DUANE LUCAS

Assistant Director, Operations and Governance
SIMON WRIGHT

SIMON WRIGHT

Assistant Director, Learning and Public Engagement

ORGANISATIONAL INFORMATION

More information about QAGOMA's organisational structure and management can be found in the Gallery's annual reports.