Economist and strategy expert David Hanna has joined the team of Docklands Studios Melbourne as the new Chair of the Board.

Currently the Director of Business Strategy at Monash University, Mr Hanna has more than thirty years’ experience in the public sector in Victoria and Canberra. He has also lived and worked in many parts of Asia.

He has a strong connection to film and has been a longstanding committee member for Film Victoria’s Production Incentive Attraction Fund – which provides government grants to attract productions to Victoria. He is also a member of the Course Advisory Committee for the VCA’s School of Film and Television.

Prior to his Monash appointment, Mr Hanna held a variety of senior management positions in the Victorian and Australian Governments with a focus on economic development, international policy, trade and innovation.

Docklands Studios Melbourne welcomes David Hanna to his new role and thanks outgoing Chair Elizabeth Eldridge for her tireless work and leadership over the last eight years.

New DSM Chair, David Hanna. Photo courtsey of Monash University

New DSM Chair, David Hanna. Photo courtsey of Monash University.