• Carrillo Gantner
  • fellow
  • Mr Carrillo Gantner AC AO FAHA
  • Fellow Type: Honorary Fellow
  • Elected to the Academy: 2008

  • Biography:
  • Carrillo Gantner is the President of the Myer Foundation. He is an actor and director. He was co-founder of the Playbox Theatre and is currently President of the Victorian Arts Centre Trust. He has had a long career of activism and philanthropy in the Australian arts sector including the promotion of Australia-Asia cultural exchange. He worked in Japan and Korea as an actor and, in the 1980s, he was the Cultural Counsellor to the Australian Embassy in Beijing. He has served on the Federation for Asian Cultural Promotion, the Australian-China Council and was Chairman of the Asialink Centre for the University of Melbourne for 15 years.

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