Staff and Board

Chamber Made staff and board

Aviva Endean, Carolyn Connors and Jenny Barnes, 'Little Operations with Aviva Endean', Footscray Community Arts Centre, 2015. Photo credit: Pier Carthew


Tamara Saulwick Artistic Director
Kylie McRae Executive Producer
Emilie Collyer  Communications Manager
Helena Jones Operations Coordinator                                                                                          
Leela Schauble Digital Producer
Lana Nguyen
Associate Producer                                                                                          
Caroline Brosnan Finance Officer

Artist Advisory Group

Madeleine Flynn
Genevieve Lacey
Freya Waterson


Jo Porter Chair
Chief Executive Officer, Queen Victoria Women’s Centre
Formerly a theatre producer and consultant in not-for-profit and commercial theatre, Jo was the Co-Producer of Victoria’s inaugural Regional Centre for Culture (2018) and worked with independent artists including Little Ones Theatre (Merciless Gods, The Happy Prince); Joseph O’Farrell (JOF: Ten Minute Dance Parties, The Cabin, Those Who Rick) and in mentorship roles with Anyupa Butcher., Samara Hersch (Dybbuks) and Roslyn Oades. Other roles in Australia, UK and USA have included: Executive Producer of Malthouse Theatre, General Manager of a range of commercial theatre productions and head of creative development at Richard Frankel Productions in New York and Head of Business Development at Really Useful Group in London. Jo teaches Governance and Leadership in NIDA’s MFA in Cultural Leadership program. The former Chair of Back to Back Theatre, Jo’s previous clients include the Centre for Contemporary Photography, Chamber Made, Arts House, the Australia Council, Hackman (NZ), Four Larks Theatre, Museum Victoria, The Australian Ballet, Theatre Works, and St Martins Youth Theatre.

Jennifer Vi Treasurer
Director, PwC
Jennifer is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Advisor with 16 years public practice experience, and is currently a director at PwC. She predominantly advises large private and family business clients on tax and accounting matters. Jennifer studied at Monash University (Bachelor of Commerce) and University of Melbourne (Master of Taxation).

Jennika Anthony-Shaw Secretary
Cellist & Barrister
Jennika is a barrister at the Victorian Bar, practicing in commercial law. She has degrees in music performance from McGill University in Montreal, and the Manhattan School of Music in New York. During her music career as a chamber musician and soloist, she developed a particular interest in the performance of new works, and working in collaboration with composers and other artists to engage and build new audiences for contemporary music performance. Jennika has a Juris Doctor from the University of Melbourne.

Michael Bink
National Program Manager at Ability First Australia
Michael is a Vincent Fairfax Fellow in Ethical Leadership and Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD). Former General Manager, Strategy and Service Development at Scope. Michael holds a Bachelor of Arts (Social Science), a Bachelor of Applied Science, and a Masters in Business Administration. He has been the chair of two Human Research Ethics Committees (Scope and Family Planning Victoria) and is a recipient of an Australian Violence Prevention Award.

Rod Macneil
Chief of Staff at Museums Victoria
Rod Macneil has more than 20 years experience in strategic communications, audience development, fundraising and marketing with leading cultural organisations here and in the United States.  A native Melbournian, Rod has a background in both music and fine art, having studied oboe while completing a PhD in Australian art at Melbourne University. He has been a fan of Chamber Made since its early years. 

Michael Roper
Director, Architecture Architecture
Michael is a registered architect in the State of Victoria. He completed his Bachelor of Planning & Design at the University of Stuttgart, Germany and his Bachelor of Architecture with Honours at the University of Melbourne. He also sits on the University of Melbourne Architecture Advisory Board.

Lydia Dobbin
Founder & Director, Play On
Community Arts Manager, Belgium Avenue Neighbourhood House (BANH) Inc.
As the founder of Play On, Lydia has worked to bring new and diverse audiences to classical and contemporary music in Australia and internationally. At BANH she works alongside the Richmond and Collingwood public housing estate community to support community-led arts and cultural programs. From 2014-2017 Lydia was a Programmer and Producer at the Melbourne International Jazz Festival. She holds a BA, BMus and Master of Music (Research) in Musicology.