Katie Symes

General Manager – Marketing and Communications
Culture is Life
Katie Symes
General Manager – Marketing and Communications
Culture is Life
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Katie is the General Manager – Marketing and Communications at Culture is Life. She is also the manager for international touring singer-songwriter Glenn Skuthorpe and co-producer for their company Gidgeeburra along with the international touring project The HOMELANDS Tour.

Katie holds a Bachelor of Dramatic Art in Production from the Victorian College of the Arts specialising in Sound Design. She has worked extensively in communications, engagement, executive and project management roles in the not-for-profit, health, education, music, art and cultural sectors and in campaign environments. Katie has 20+ years experience in workshop facilitation, management, music and video production, and in producing both large-scale events and intimate gatherings in remote and regional communities and internationally.

Katie brings a considerate and creative approach to complex environments and has made a lifelong commitment to supporting social change for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people and the broader Australian community. Raised on the coast in a small community in wilderness Victoria, Katie has a passion for surfing, the ocean and wide-open spaces.

Katie Symes's Culture Is Life Campaigns and Projects