AUSTRALIAN COLLABORATORS /
Maxim Consulting Services
Peter Maxwell is a Conservator specialising in Metals/Objects Conservation, who is based in Adelaide, South Australia. His specialisation covers the conservation of outdoor sculpture and monuments, technology objects connected with industry and metal materials associated with the built environment as well as collection management of historic and contemporary collections. Peter works in partnership with Brecknock Consulting to provide materials and asset management advice during concept development by artists and to provide clients with ongoing management strategies for the preservation and conservation maintenance of public art.
Andrew Bleby and Associates
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 and in 2014, Mitchell Shire Council Arts, Culture & Events Strategy.
Kylie is a graduate of Architecture and holds a Masters in Social Science (Environment and Planning). She has over 15 years experience in the industry and has led projects across Australia, Asia and in the Middle East for councils, developers and state and national government agencies. She brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the complex task of place making and is committed to both independent research and rigorous practice.
Place Partners have worked in association with Brecknock Consulting on the development of public art master plans for Landcom (now UrbanGrowth) in NSW and Landcorp in WA. In addition Place Partners were part of the Brecknock Consulting team developing a Public Art Strategy and a 4 Year Implementation Plan for Leichhardt Council in NSW.
Alison has a broad range of experience and skills in research, communication and education. She has worked in the Local Government sector as well as consulting with State and Federal Government departments in areas including data collection and management, analysis and communication of consultation feedback, and training.
Local and State Government clients include the Local Government Association of SA (LGA), the Local Government Grants Commission (LGGC), State Government and the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
Most recently Alison worked with Brecknock Consulting on the Cultural Impacts Assessment Toolkit for the South Australian Creative Communities Network. The project funded by the Local Government Association of SA Research and Development Scheme, involved the development of a pilot Toolkit for use within local government.
We enjoy an on-going collboration with the following consultants.
Margaret is an urban strategist with particular interest in revitalising city economies through collaboration, creativity and sustainability. She led the Thames Gateway economic program for London, South East and East of England in the UK, developing an integrated program to drive productivity across spatial, sectoral and thematic perspectives. She has also worked on a number of consultancy projects in South Australia and the UK around innovation, creativity and economic development. She was the inaugural Director, Capital City Committee in Adelaide. During 2013-2014 she has been working with Charles Landry and Richard Brecknock, on the Adelaide Creative City Index and the Creative Bureaucracy projects and in 2014-15 she is collaborating with Richard Brecknock on the Creative Boom research project.
Film Business Consulting
Adam has a background as an entertainment attorney. For over a decade until 2011, he headed business affairs at the international local language production and acquisition division of the world's leading film company, Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. He most recently served as Senior Vice President and in his time the division released over 350 films throughout the world. Adam continues to act as a consultant for Warner Bros. Prior to joining Warner Bros., Adam worked in-house in television production at ITV Plc (formerly LWT & Granada). Adam is currently an advisor to Brecknock Consulting on the Creative Boom research project.