Bea Kelleher has been working in arts and communications for over 30 years. Since graduating, she has worked across every discipline in the marketing industry from pure play graphic design agencies to PR companies, from sales promotion to advertising, from digital to direct response and shopper marketing.
As the Executive Producer, she helped set up Spiegelworld LLP in the USA, and her other experience includes EP of the Dublin Fringe Festival, Line Producer for the iconic Gaiety Theatre pantomime, Manager for the Anna Livia International Opera Festival, Deputy Manager for the Dominion Theatre and other venues/productions. As Executive Director of the Gate Theatre Dublin she has been responsible for the planning, transference and successful implementation of the commercial and operational side of the theatre following a change in leadership. As Head of Operations of the Dublin City Council Culture Company she was responsible for the legal, HR, H&S, buildings, IT and general operations of this multi-site cultural organisation.
She has been on a number of arts boards as well as marketing industry-representative board and acts as an advisor to a number of self-producing performance companies and festivals.