Creative Director of Archipelago Arts and West End Projects, Colette is a highly respected member of the West Australian arts and business community. Possessing high level consultancy, facilitation, project management and business management skills, her passion and expertise have been a driving force in a range of high profile projects across WA.
Colette has international, national, and state level experience in the arts sector. She has worked in London’s West End, Karratha WA, Bunbury WA and projects encompassing the whole of Western Australia. Colette established multi-disciplinary arts consultancy and project management business Archipelago Arts in 2010. Two years after inception, and again the following year, the business was recognised as overall Business of the Year at the Karratha and Districts Chamber of Commerce and Industry Business Excellence Awards.
Katie van den Brand
Katie's career has spanned many industries, working in the NFP sector, Training, Education, Government and Mining (with a bit of a stint in Europe as a Tour Leader too). Her passion is people, creating relationships, making connections and developing tangible opportunites out of these connections. Katie looks after our start-ups and drives the innovation agenda for the Bunbury Geographe, and South West Region working with StartUp WA, Meshpoints, Spacecubed, State and Federal Government. There is so much opportunity for collaboration and support of innovation in many forms, developing this in our Region is Katie's passion and focus.
Director Business and Coworking
Craig has an MBA, Cert IV in Governance NFP and a Cert IV Govt Investigations. Craig has over 20 years experience in the public sector at a senior level and has experience in the Not-For-Profit sector and small business. He speacialises in business development and planning and facilitation services. He has held several board positions and is currently the Treasurer for Creative Corner. Craig is a learner drummer, furniture distressor and learner dad (for 24 years).