Ms Elizabeth Scott is the recently appointed Executive Director of Create Investment and Engagement, Create NSW. Elizabeth is a global arts and culture policy specialist with 25 years’ experience advising cultural organisations across the USA, UK and Australia. In New York, she she served as Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts’ Chief Media & Digital Officer, counselled numerous arts and cultural organisations and digital start-ups as a co-owner of the Dunch Arts consultancy, and oversaw Major League Baseball’s film and television production and its collections licensing portfolio.
An international thought leader on media and technology’s impact on the cultural sector, she has been a featured speaker at Harvard Business School, Harvard Law School, MIT, the University of Chicago, numerous Chief Digital Officer Summits, each of the peak body conferences of the U.S. theatre, orchestra and dance industries, and the IMZ International Music + Media Centre’s Avant Première Conference in Berlin.
Elizabeth graduated magna cum laude from Brown University and cum laude from The University of Chicago Law School, and then clerked for the Honourable Mary Schroeder on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. She is also an accomplished performing artist who freelances as a conductor with opera companies, choruses and festivals.