Ken is responsible for the day-to-day management of Northern Rivers Screenworks, including personnel, programs and services, funding and financial management, and implementing the Triennial Business Plan to support screen industry development in the region.
Prior to this appointment Ken was Team Leader / Acting Manager of Community and Cultural Services at Clarence Valley Council, where he developed, authored and was implementing a Cultural Plan focusing on creative industries professional development.
Before moving to the Northern Rivers, Ken worked as Business Operations Manager at the Council of the City of Sydney for 7 years, where he managed the administration, programing, and finances of events produced by the Council, including its Sydney New Years Eve celebrations. This role incorporated managing the national television broadcast of multiple simultaneous events, in addition to edited highlight packages for national and international news agencies.
With a Bachelor of Dramatic Arts (Technical Production) from NIDA, Ken also has experience in writing successful funding applications and in governance, being a previous board member of Arts Northern Rivers and former company secretary of Queer Screen.