Georgie McClean is a media/arts professional with over 15 years’ experience in public policy and programs. She is the Head of Strategy and Governance at the Australian Film Television and Radio School AFTRS. Until 2016, she headed up Strategy and Communications at Screen Australia, and prior to that, was Manager of Policy and Research at SBS. She has run her own consultancy: The Gist Strategy and Engagement. With an applied research Doctorate of Cultural Research and strong practical knowledge of the screen and media industries, Georgie is particularly interested in translating between ideas, research and practice for the benefit of public policy and audiences. Georgie was born in Canada, raised in Indonesia and has lived in Argentina and Japan.