Jade Lillie

Facilitator & Cultural Leader

Jade is an executive, facilitator and cultural leader with 15 years of experience in arts and culture, community engagement, education and more recently, community health.  Specialising in strategy, co-design, governance, people and culture, Jade has worked in government and non-governments settings in Queensland, Northern Territory, Victoria and SE Asia.  She is known for her commitment to collaboration, cultural leadership and advocacy in championing diversity and access.

Jade works as a consultant for arts and cultural organisations in Australia along with her role as Director, Public Affairs at cohealth. Jade was the Director and CEO at Footscray Community Arts Centre from 2012 – 2017.

Thanks to her Sidney Myer Creative Fellowship, Jade’s book, The Relationship is the Project was recently published by Brow Books. The RITP is a curated collection of works by leading contemporary, community engaged practitioners.

Jade is a Board Director for Diversity Arts Australia and Everybody Now!