Teresa is Chair of The Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF). She has a background in financial services, trusteeship and charitable grantmaking and is co-founder of “filantropia”, an independent strategic advisory business consulting to philanthropists and not-for-profits. Teresa has previous experience on foundation boards as a responsible person, trustee, and director. She is a massive film fan with amazing viewing endurance. In her other life she held close relationships in the film industry and has a keen interest in the artistic process.