Chairman of the artmarketspace Board
Newman is Chairman of the artmarketspace Board. Originally beginning his
career as an engineer and officer in the Australian Army he went on to hold
senior roles in business in the areas of logistics and infrastructure
development. He then entered the world of politics, serving as Lord Mayor
of Brisbane, followed by a term as Premier of Queensland. Since
leaving the arena of political leadership he has re-entered the world of
business being the Chairman and co-founder of Arcana Capital Pty Ltd involved
in commercial property syndication and funds management. He also
interests and guiding roles in a number of technology start-ups and is a
regular political commentator at Australian News Channel (SkyNews) and in
Newscorp publications such as The Australian and The Courier Mail.
Campbell has an Honours Degree in Civil Engineering, an MBA in Financial
Management, is a graduate of the Royal Military College Duntroon and is a
Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Australia.
Co-founder and CEO of
approximately a decade in management roles at Reuters in London, New York and
Tokyo (where he actually he first conceived the concept of artmarketspace), Lee
left the fast world of the financial markets to establish an art gallery. He
spent 10 years as founder and director of REDSEA Gallery in Brisbane, finding,
nurturing and representing artists locally and internationally.
shift in the art world and concerned about the number of galleries having to
shut their doors, as well as the high commissions artists needed to pay to
galleries in order for the gallery system to remain viable, Lee realised that
the way forward for the art world was the internet and global online art
platforms. Wanting to be able to put
more money into the pockets of artists, give them a global audience for their
work, and provide art lovers with unprecedented access to art from well outside
their local areas Lee closed his gallery doors to establish artmarketspace as a
trusted global art platform for artists and art lovers, galleries and
is the founder of ACAC Innovation and its Senior Director.
in 2015 after a career in international construction particularly in the mining
sector. He worked for Bechtel Group for 34 years; led its global mining
business for 13 years; was managing director for its Australian operations; and
was group HR Manager in his last assignment. Andy has worked and lived all over
the world and was a Senior Vice President and Director of Bechtel Group, Inc.
Andy is a
business graduate of Monash University and a Fellow of the Australian Academy
of Technology, Science and Engineering.
He has a
passion for innovation, development and growth of people, and health and safety
in the workplace - and in life. His company, ACAC Innovation, having a passion
for ingenuity and creativity, invests in people with innovative business ideas,
giving support, advice and mentoring.