Este is passionate about building ambitious, effective and adaptive cultural organisations, for the benefit of Australian communities. Her career spans industries at the forefront of change – law, technology, social impact investment and the arts. She is deeply connected to the cultural sector as an advisor, board member, philanthropist and arts advocate. She is also the co-founder and director of her own family foundation that invests arts.
In her current role as State Manager NSW/ACT at Creative Partnerships Australia, she coaches and trains artists, cultural organisations and funders to build sustainable funding programs and grow investment in the cultural sector.