Banking On Building A Good Board

One of the biggest challenges for arts organizations is finding good sound board leadership. “Tony Scotford, a Sydney lawyer and outspoken arts advocate, has an innovative solution – a board ‘bank’ where the best talent can be matched with the neediest companies – on the cards as part of the Australian Business and Arts Foundation’s future projects. If it works like the health industry’s sperm and blood banks, why not? So many of our boards are the result of mateship, or favours, or a reward for sponsorship.”