Executive Officer: Rosemary Cameron
Rosemary has mostly worked in not-for-profit arts management – more specifically, theatre and latterly literary festival management. Her work in theatre took her overseas where she worked for both the English National Opera and the Royal Opera House in London and the Oslo Early Music Festival in Norway. She is the former director of the Melbourne Writers Festival (2005 – 2009) and the Brisbane Writers Festival (2003 – 2005). Rosemary has twice been a judge of both the WA Premiers and the Victorian Premier’s Literary Prizes for Fiction. She was involved in the successful bid to make Melbourne a UNESCO City of Literature and in the development of the Wheeler Centre.
Jillian qualified as a librarian at Melbourne University after doing a Bachelor of Arts at La Trobe University. She has had a career working in public and special libraries, and managing government department libraries and intranets. She ran the Department of Transport library which supported Heritage Victorian and the Planning portfolio, this in role particular has given her relevant experience in managing collections that span manuscripts, ephemera, books, images and non-print materials.
Administration Officer: Pankaj Sirwani
Pankaj has completed a Master of Accounting and Financial Management at La Trobe University in Melbourne. Having varied experience in the field of accounting, administration, finance and technology, he has joined the RHSV as the Administration Officer. He has a keen interest in organisation of finances and accounts.