Meet The Team


Kris Stewart


Sarah Ponturo

Executive Producer

Tom Larkin

Conference Programmer

Eddie Gresack

Technical Production Director

Casey O'Shaughnessy

Music Programmer

Katie Rynne

Music Programmer

Sue Ray

First Nations Officer

Kearna Kemister

Producer - Goolwal Goolwal


First Nations Support

Sarah Farnsworth


Mandi McIntyre

Co-Director of Programming

Ant McKenna

Co-Director of Programming

Jess Dale

Conference Program Assistant

Angela Kohler

Director of Marketing and Communications

Lauren Payne

Marketing Manager

Amy Kerby

Marketing Coordinator (Digital Lead)

Isabella Grant

Graphic Designer

Ian McIntosh

Director of Finance and Operations

Kat Bermingham

Operations Manager

Amy Vickerman


Michelle Connery

Partnerships Manager

Hannah Delbridge

Partnerships Manager

Tori Matthews

Special Events and Partnerships Manager

Chelsea Harwood

Signage and Social Responsibility Manager

Lucy Joachim

Ticketing & Customer Relationship Manager

#First Nations Advisory Group

Uncle Kev

Elder In Residence

Toni Janke

Elder In Residence

Karina Hogan

First Nations Consultancy Group

Larissa Hume

First Nations Consultancy Group

Will Pawa-Oui

First Nations Consultancy Group

Catherine Satour

First Nations Consultancy Group

Boe Spearim

First Nations Consultancy Group

Emily Wells

First Nations Consultancy Group


Jacqui Grinzi

Thelma Plum

Dameila Thompson

Bridgette Di Ferdinando

Michelle Pitiris

Rach Kayrooz

Shaan Ross-Smith

Zoe Davis

Ezarco Dos Santos

#Programming Advisory Group

Luke Logemann

Benjamin James

Eliza Hull

Ant Colombi

Vyvienne (Vyv) Abla

Alan Holt

Lorrae McKenna

Nazlican Eren

Maggie Collins

Matt Johnston

Larissa Hume

Ninakaye Taane-Tinorau

John Mullen

Dan Biddle

#QMusic Management Commitee

QMusic Patron

Scott Hutchinson

Committee Members

Vivienne Mellish, President

John Collins, Vice President

Tina Brandle, Treasurer

Tina Radburn, Secretary

Cameron Costello

John Mullen

Jacqui Grinzi

Barton Green

Aaron Dahl

Kristy Gostelow 

Lydia Miller

We express our sincere gratitude to all the contractors, volunteers and partners who make BIGSOUND possible and who are helping to support and build the future of Australian music.