The Walkley Foundation has appointed Louisa Graham as chief executive, effective immediately. Graham has served as the Foundation’s general manager since 2011, driving funding and partnerships.
She has also held the position of company secretary since 2015. In 2016 Graham was acting CEO for a year while Jacqui Park undertook study leave. Park left the Foundation at the end of 2017.
Graham has a background in not-for-profit management and the media, having worked for United Nations Women, the Australian Institute of International Affairs, the Sydney Writers’ Festival and Network Ten. She has also managed national community awareness campaigns for White Ribbon Day and the Australian Republican Movement.