Andrew Bleby, Andrew Bleby and Associates, Melbourne
Andrew Bleby has 30 years’ experience and an extensive record of success in senior management of the performing arts, theatre, festivals and events. During that time he developed and produced several of Australia’s biggest festivals including one of the biggest ever – Festival Melbourne 2006, the award-winning, hugely successful free $12m Cultural Festival of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games. Andrew is now in demand from major clients around the country and overseas to undertake arts-based consultancies: project development, reviews, feasibility studies, planning and festival management. He has worked in association with Brecknock Consulting on strategic planning projects such as the Gasworks Arts Park strategic review for the City of Port Phillip.