Annette Pitman Appointed Chief Executive of Create NSW

Annette Pitman has been appointed Chief Executive of Create NSW, the NSW Government agency responsible for arts, screen and culture.

Ms Pitman brings a wealth of public and private sector experience to the role with 25+ years of experience delivering major cultural infrastructure projects in Australia and the United States.

Ms Pitman’s permanent appointment follows a 10-month tenure as Interim Chief Executive where she was responsible for the delivery of the NSW Government’s record investment of over $2.5 billion in cultural infrastructure, overseeing projects including the new Powerhouse Parramatta and Powerhouse Ultimo, Sydney Modern, Walsh Bay and Theatre Royal; as well as over 300 Regional Cultural Fund and Creative Capital cultural infrastructure projects across regional NSW.

The Chief Executive provides leadership for the arts, screen and cultural infrastructure arms of Create NSW, which is a group within the Department of Enterprise, Investment and Trade.