Our People

Board of Directors

The Screenrights Board is elected by members. Directors serve a three year term. Each year four directors resign and may stand for re-election. The Company Secretary, General Counsel and Head of Policy is Natalie Buck.

Kim Dalton, Director

Kim Dalton OAM

Chair of the Screenrights Board.
Producer, distributor and broadcaster with over 40 years’ experience as a senior executive in the screen industry. Former CEO, Australian Film Commission; former Director, ABC Television; former Chair, Freeview Australia; Chair, Asian Animation Summit and recipient of Order of Australia medal for service to the Australian film and television industry.
Director since 2015. Elected Chair 2019.
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Georgina Waite

Deputy Chair of the Screenrights Board.
Head of Business Affairs at the ABC, with over 24 years at the national broadcaster in her current role and within the ABC Legal department. Starting out as an Intellectual Property lawyer with Corrs Chambers Westgarth, Georgina is a former lecturer in Media Law at UTS, lawyer at the Arts Law Centre of Australia, and board member of Metro TV.
Director since 2018. Elected Deputy Chair 2019.
Tom Alegounarias, Director

Tom Alegounarias

Over 40 years’ experience in school education with an emphasis of equity and quality teaching. Tom is former chair and CEO of the NSW Educational Standards Authority and General Manager of Strategic Policy for NSW education. He is now adjunct professor of education at the University of Sydney and director of the Teaching and Educational Standards Alliance.
Director since 2022.

Rachel Antony

NZ Board Director.

CEO of Greenstone TV, Rachel has produced hundreds of hours of content in both NZ and Australia. She was recently one of the group facilitating the creation of NZ’s 2030 Screen Sector Strategy  government; is an active member of WIFT and SPADA; a member of the NZ Institute of Directors; and on the Board of theatre company Nightsong.

Director since 2020. 
Jonathan Carter, Director

Jonathan Carter

Authorial (Music) Board Director.
Chief Operating Officer, APRA AMCOS. Director, Australian Copyright Council and Support Act Ltd; Global Policy Committee, International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers.
Director since 2017.

Sandra Davey

Product coach and digital product leader with Organa practising across telco/broadband, IoT, cross-platform content, interactive TV, sport, libraries and consumer advocacy. Former Chair of CHOICE, and current Board member of .au Domain Administration and Editorial Board member of the Business Agility Institute.
Director since 2020. 
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Sofya Gollan

Authorial (Screen Director) Board Director.
An award-winning film director and screenwriter, an advocate for diversity and disability inclusion and a Deaf individual who has served previously on the Board of the National Australian Theatre of the Deaf and as a member of the advisory panel for Film in Revolt.
Director since 2023.
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Karina Holden

Executive Producer, Writer and Director with 25 years’ experience in documentary and factual film making for global networks. Member of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (Emmy). Recognised by the Australian Financial Review’s 100 Women of Influence for her work in film making, and recipient of the 2021 Sydney UNESCO City of Film Award.
Director since 2021.
Screenrights Director Kelly Lefever

Kelly Lefever

Authorial (Screenwriter) Board Director.
Kelly is co-creator of the critically acclaimed series The Circuit and her credits include The Doctor Blake MysteriesThe CodeMiss Fisher’s Murder MysteriesThe Black Balloon and The Merger. She currently sits on the Film Victoria Board.
Director since 2018.

Anthony Travers

Anthony is a Chartered Accountant and a Registered Company Auditor in Australia & New Zealand. As a Senior Audit Partner with WilliamBuck, Anthony has over 30 years of experience across audit, financial reporting, governance and risk. Previous roles include Lead & Audit Partner with KPMG Australia.
Director since 2023.
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Paul Wiegard

Founder CEO, Madman Entertainment. Executive Produced 20+ feature films & documentaries. Established streaming platform DocPlay. Distributed more than 25 Oscar nominated / winning films in ANZ. Current President of Australian Independent Distributors Association (AIDA), Co-Chair Australian Documentary Conference (AIDC), Board Member of Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI).

Director since 2022.

Dot West

A scriptwriter, story advisor and accredited trainer, Dot is a Noongar woman who was Head of Productions at Goolarri Media for ten years and now serves as a Board Director there as well as for Cinefest Oz Film Festival, and as Chairperson of the First Nations Digital Inclusion Advisory Group to Minister Rowlands.
Director since 2023.

Our People

James Dickinson, Acting CEO

James Dickinson

Chief Executive

Reneè Bryant

Chief Financial Officer

Natalie Buck

General Counsel, Head of Policy and Company Secretary
Maha Ismail, Head of Member Services

Maha Ismail

Head of Member Services
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Scott James

Head of Licensing
Emma Madison, Head of Service Design

Emma Madison

Head of Commercial and Industry Services

Vedvrat Sharma

Head of Engineering & Data
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Sarah Steel

Head of Marketing and Industry Support
Gaelle Clark, International Service Manager

Gaëlle Chambers

Manager, Royalties (World)

Madeleine Donovan

Manager, Disbursements and Residuals

Dominique Nesbitt

Resolutions Manager

Sean Price

Royalty Distribution Manager

Swarnima Singh

Product Manager

Kaaran Watene

Manager, Customer Success & Support

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Phone: +61 2 8038 1300

New Zealand

NZ Freephone: 0800 44 2348

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