Bernadette Walker

Director of School Resources

Bernadette Walker is an accomplished educational leader with extensive leadership experience in the education and creative arts sectors.

From 2012-2016, Bernadette was founder and Managing Director of the International Screen Academy (ISA), where she built a creative hub for actors, filmmakers, animators and visual effects artists to work and learn together, creating stories, exploring artistic ideas and developing networks.

From 2009-2012, Bernadette led the International Film School Sydney through a business transformation by spearheading operational improvements to enhance processes, systems and infrastructure that contributed to long-term operational excellence and quality educational outcomes.

Her broad range of knowledge and expertise across all education sectors includes leadership and management roles at Centennial Parklands, the Australian Graduate School of Management, the NSW Department of Education and Training, and UNSW Medicine.

Bernadette is a graduate of UNSW and has a Bachelor of Sports Science, Diploma of Education and Masters of Educational Administration.


The Australian Film Television and Radio School would like to acknowledge the Traditional Owners, the Bidjigal people and Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, on whose land we meet, work, study and teach. We pay our respects to Elders past and present, and extend our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from all nations of this land.