7 days ago
On Financial Risk Management with Victoria Steele
The unpredictable nature of funding and revenue for festivals and events, coupled with the rising costs of inflation makes sustainable financial management a tricky task. On this episode, we break down the core considerations involved in financial risk management and some best practices festival organizations can implement to minimize, mitigate or eliminate different types of risk.
Victoria is a bilingual non-profit management consultant with 40 years’ experience in arts presenting, community engagement and advocacy. She works with clients and stakeholders to develop strategies, realize innovative projects, and mentor careers. Recent clients include Gladstone Theatre, Culture Outaouais, Ottawa Festival Network, Compassionate Ottawa, Respectful Workplaces in the Arts, PAL Ottawa, and Youth Infringement. She is a part-time cultural management professor and trained facilitator. Her management experience includes 19 years as Managing Director at the National Arts Centre, Executive Director of Arts Network Ottawa, and general manager of three theatre companies. She is currently Chair of Arts Consultants Canada and Treasurer of Cultural Human Resources Council.
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