National Portrait Gallery of Australia
Jennifer Bott AO is Chief Executive of the University of New South Wales Foundation and a member of the University's Executive Team. She is also appointed as a Trustee of the Australian Museum, Sydney, and the Director, Innovation and Development, Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House.
Jenny was awarded an AO in 2012 for distinguished service to the arts through executive and leadership roles in national cultural organisations, and to the development of policy reform initiatives promoting funding and best practise.
Prior to this, Jenny was the CEO of Australia Council for the Arts, the federal government's arts funding and policy body. Before joining the Australia Council in 1999, Jennifer was General Manager of Musica Viva Australia and has held senior management and Board positions at Opera Australia, the Arts Council of Australia and AFS International/Intercultural Programs.
She is a professional mentor, Chair of the Australian Festival of Chamber Music, a member of Chief Executive Women, Vice-President of Australians for the Reunification of the Parthenon Sculptures, a Life Member of Musica Viva Australia and the Opera Australia Benevolent Fund, and a Friend of Carers NSW.