Naomi Milgrom AO, Commissioner, Venice Biennale



Ms Milgrom is an exceptional business leader and entrepreneur with a distinguished record of leadership and philanthropy in the arts, sciences and education. She is the owner of the Sportsgirl/Sussan Group of Companies.

A committed and passionate supporter of the arts, Ms Milgrom recently established the Naomi Milgrom Foundation to initiate bold public art, design and architecture projects including MPavilion, a new temporary cultural space. Ms Milgrom has shepherded landmark initiatives in the cultural arena and shaped alliances between local and global partners. In addition, Ms Milgromis a member of the International Council for the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Art Basel Global PatronsCouncil and former Chair of The Katherine Hannay Visual Arts Commission for ANZ Trustees. She was the Chair of the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art from 2005 – 2011 and is a former Trustee of both the National Gallery of Victoria and The Jewish Museum of Australia.

Currently, she is on the advisory council of the Centre for Ethical Leadership and a board member of the Melbourne Business School at the University of Melbourne.

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