Name: Rod Macneil

Role: Judge

Rod Macneil is a strategic communications leader with more than 20 years’ experience in cultural organisations in Australia and the United States. In his current role as Chief of Staff he directs strategy development and corporate relations for Museums Victoria, Australia’s largest museums organisation.

Rod is passionate about creating audience-led experiences. He is skilled at turning strategic insights into outcomes and has led transformations in the way organisations use data and insights to build brands and engagement.

He has a PhD from The University of Melbourne and sits on the boards of Arts Access Victoria and Chamber Made.

Rod joined the judging panel in 2017.

Rod MacNeil