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Simone Schinkel

CEO | Music Victoria

Simone Schinkel

About

Simone is proud to lead Music Victoria - a non-profit organisation dedicated to helping the Victorian music scene reach its full potential. Taking on this role in the middle of the pandemic, Simone has a well-earned reputation for effective advocacy, strategic sector development, and a strong commitment to equity and justice.

Under her leadership, Music Victoria has generated numerous new income streams and opportunities for musicians and the industry. They are currently rolling out 40+ live music gigs across flood impacted areas of Victoria, gearing up for the Annual Music Victoria Awards, running a national survey to benchmark music industry salaries, trailing a 4-day work week, and delivering two major Victorian Government initiatives - the Victorian Music Development Office (VMDO) and a cutting edge event and co-work space Music Market.

Simone holds a Master of Arts and Cultural Management, a Bachelor of Fine Arts in technical production, is an alumni of the Australia Council’s Emerging Leaders Development Program and an AIR Women in Music Mentor.

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