Image, from left: Matt Crocker, Evan Kaldor, and Ruby Langton-Batty.

Sydney, Australia: The Biennale of Sydney – Australia’s leading contemporary art festival – welcomes three new members to its Board of Directors: Matt Crocker, Evan Kaldor and Ruby Langton-Batty.

Kate Mills, Chairman of the Biennale of Sydney, said: ‘We are thrilled to welcome Matt Crocker, Evan Kaldor and Ruby Langton-Batty to the Board of Directors of the Biennale of Sydney. As we look towards the 23rd edition of the Biennale, under the artistic direction of José Roca, these innovative leaders in their field will bring a wealth of expertise, and valuable and diverse perspectives that will strengthen the organisation and build on the success of this year’s edition.’

Matt Crocker is a leading public policy professional. As Policy Director for three NSW Premiers over the last decade, Matt has developed unique expertise in government, policy development and strategy. In the corporate sector, Matt was COO of health insurer Manchester Unity and has been a senior advisor on public policy and corporate reputation issues for Westpac. Matt now works on infrastructure project development at Plenary Group and is a strategic advisor at University of Technology Sydney, and a Director of the Sydney Institute of Marine Science.

Evan Kaldor is CEO of The Parent Brand, Australia’s leading digital media company focused on families from pregnancy to preschool. The Parent Brand produces written, video and audio content across the Babyology and Kinderling brands. Evan was the General Manager of FBi Radio, a non-profit community radio station in Sydney focused on supporting local bands and artists, and has a background in investment banking, where he worked for Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley and Grange Securities, both in Australia and the US.

Ruby Langton-Batty is a graduate of law (UNSW) in training to become a solicitor and currently working as a paralegal at the Paul Ramsay Foundation in Sydney. She has a Bachelor of Production Design from the Victorian College of the Arts and worked as a professional stage and screen designer prior to studying law. She has a diverse experience in editing, writing, research, entertainment and media with a passion for all forms of art. She was born in Alice Springs and is a descendant of the Bidjara and Yiman people in Central Queensland.

Chaired by Kate Mills, the board of 12 members also includes Geoffrey Cassidy, Danielle Earp, Johanna Featherstone, Anne Flanagan, James Roth, Morry Schwartz AM, Rachel Verghis and Chris Wirasinha.

​The 23rd Biennale of Sydney (2022) will be curated by Artistic Director José Roca and will be presented from 12 March to 13 June 2022.

MEDIA CONTACTS: For further information and to request interviews with Biennale of Sydney Chairman Kate Mills, please contact: Zoe Willox,, +61 479 199 662.