Kerry Comerford was appointed CEO of Accessible Arts in 2018. Kerry has a diverse portfolio of Directorships, including Chair – Arts on Tour, NSW; Director – Hayes Theatre, Sydney; Circa, Brisbane and Destination Sydney Surrounds North – part of DNSW Regional tourism network.
She was CEO Asia Pacific for Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Really Useful Group (RUG), 2012-2016, having joined RUG in 1996 as an Executive producer and produced his recording breaking musicals, in eighteen countries throughout the world. As Vice-President for RUG, Kerry led the development of the first Chinese Language CATS; the premiere presentation of The Phantom of the Opera in Istanbul, tours to South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan and China.
Kerry has worked for many of Australia’s leading performing arts organisations including the MLC Theatre Royal, Actors Equity, The State Theatre Company of South Australia and Come Out Youth Arts Festival. She was Director, Tandanya, Aboriginal Cultural Centre, Marketing Manager for the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, Executive Producer and Entrepreneurial Director, The Adelaide Festival Centre Trust and Chair of Monkey Baa Theatre 2005 -2012.