Lisa Cahill

Lisa Cahill


Lisa Cahill holds a Master of Arts Administration from UNSW Art & Design.

Lisa Cahill has made a profound impact on the arts community through a range of leadership roles, specifically the design community in Sydney through her work as CEO and Artistic Director of the Australian Design Centre.

Prior to becoming involved with ADC, Lisa held senior government positions both locally and nationally at various arts and media organisations including the Australian Design Alliance, the Australia Council for the Arts, the City of Sydney, the Australian Broadcasting Authority and SBS. She has also worked as research consultant for the International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies, she has worked as a curator on exhibitions in Japan and Australia and she has worked a sessional lecturer at UNSW Art & Design and facilitated an online program for NAVA.

Lisa has been with the Australian Design Centre since 2015, and the organisation has strong ties with UNSW Art & Design.