The Hon Justice Thomas Bradley
Justice Bradley is a judge of the Supreme Court of Queensland. He is a Vice-Patron of the Qld Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art Foundation, Chair of Access Arts Inc, Chair of the Brisbane Festival Giving Committee and a former member of the Council of the National Library of Australia.
Emma Hansford has over 20 years’ experience across strategy development and execution, change management, marketing, communications and consulting with 13 years’ experience in the financial services sector. She is currently the General Manager of Strategy & Initiatives at QIC, an institutional fund manager specialising in alternative investments. Emma holds a Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Business from Queensland University of Technology (QUT). She is a passionate supporter of the arts and lover of literature.
Christine Jackman is an author, journalist and communications consultant. Over 20+ years, her work in media has taken her from a newspaper cadetship in Brisbane to a posting as a foreign correspondent in New York and to Canberra’s Federal Press Gallery. She is a Walkley finalist and has won a number of journalism awards, including a Quill, for her feature writing.
Christine’s first book, Inside Kevin07, documented the 2007 federal election campaign and victory by the Labor Party, led by Kevin Rudd. Her latest book, Turning Down the Noise, explores how external noise and digital distractions erode our wellbeing, undermining our capacity for creative or innovative work.
As a communications consultant, Christine has advised some of Australia’s top business and political leaders. She is a passionate advocate for the arts; books, films and theatre are among her greatest passions.
Georgina is a lawyer at Hamilton Locke specialising in commercial litigation and dispute resolution. She acts for and provides advice to corporations, individuals, state departments, and not-for-profit organisations, and has been involved in multi-million dollar disputes. In her spare time, Georgina is also a writer and an avid reader.
Cheryl is an Executive Director with the Queensland Government, and formerly Deputy Commissioner of Queensland Family and Children Commission. She has been a member of UPLIT’s Angel’s Palace Advisory Board since 2017 and is a Kooma Traditional Owner. Cheryl’s country is in southern inland Queensland between Cunnamulla and St George.
Fiona has worked in policy and equity within the Queensland Government and held numerous volunteer roles in women’s, school and aid organisations.