Strategy Advisor - Culture / Research Strategy & Corporate Planning, City Of Sydney
Ianto Ware currently works in Cultural Strategy at the City of Sydney. He was previously the founding director of Adelaide’s Format Collective, producer of the Festival of Unpopular Culture, and a founder and CEO of Renew Adelaide.
In 2012, he was appointed National Live Music Coordinator, going on to become Co-Director of the National Live Music Office. He also holds a PhD in English, and his first book was published by Hunter Publishers in 2014.
Ianto has a particular interest in regulation, cultural participation and social justice, and has worked extensively with small creative enterprises negotiating building, liquor licensing and planning laws.