Film Victoria board appointments

Fremantle boss Chris Oliver-Taylor and accountant Liz Grainger have joined the Board of Film Victoria, replacing Debra Allanson and John Rundell whose terms on the Board completed in August 2019.

Chris Oliver-Taylor (pictured) is the CEO Asia Pacific of Fremantle, and was previously Managing Director of Matchbox Pictures and Head of Business and Head of Production at the ABC. He has also held directorships at Screenrights and Screen Producers Australia.

Liz Grainger was an external member of Film Victoria’s Audit and Risk Committee for four years. She has held senior executive roles at Deloitte in London and in the Federal and Victorian public sectors, including as General Manager Operations / Chief Financial Officer of the National Gallery of Victoria.

She has held directorships at Craft Victoria, Arena Theatre Company and Geografia, and she currently sits on the Audit and Risk Committee of Victoria Police.

Film Victoria Board President Ian Robertson said: “On behalf of the Film Victoria Board and staff, I am delighted to welcome our new Board members. I’m greatly looking forward to working closely with Liz and Chris on our ambition to build on Victoria’s reputation as a global centre for screen excellence.”

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