Andrea Hull AO
“It gives me enormous
satisfaction to see the right people in the right place, with
the opportunity to use their initiative and their energy to
achieve what they set out to.”
As a CEO for 21 years, Andrea Hull understands the complexities
and bottom-line accountability of life at the top.
Having held CEO positions in government and at the Victorian
College of the Arts, and as a Director of the Australia Council
is regarded as a creative visionary who has led Australian
cultural institutions to national and international prominence,
nurturing creative talent while using her business strategy
acumen to deliver long-term results.
the Victorian College of the Arts Andrea drove a comprehensive
modernisation program including people management and
development, administration, and infrastructure.
Key to her
distinguished career is her
understanding of the difference between leadership and
management and the need for the leader to set the vision, and
the strategy to achieve it.
As a coach, Andrea believes clarity about goals and the capacity
to deliver them effectively are critical to success. “Coaching
offers an opportunity to nurture, challenge and extend
possibilities to assist clients in achieving new insights and
fulfilling their potential.”
“Anyone in or in pursuit of a leadership role can benefit from a
space where ideas, problems and issues can be raised and
thoughtfully discussed and challenged in a confidential
Andrea now brings her skills as a creative and strategic thinker
to the boards of a number of Australia’s largest and most
successful cultural and health organisations, including the
National Museum of Australia, the National Gallery of Victoria
and the Florey Neuroscience Institute.
Andrea continues to work as an international adviser in the
diverse fields of education, trade, health, urban renewal and
2003, Andrea was honoured with an appointment as Officer in the
Order of Australia for services to the arts, arts education and
In 2004, the Committee for Melbourne awarded her the Melbourne
Married with a daughter, and a passionate arts and music fan,
Andrea is relishing ‘Act 3’ of her career and enjoys hiking,
reading and travel.