Our Staff

Livia Carre

Executive Director

Livia is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia with over 20 years’ experience in governance, corporate accounting, and finance in a wide range of industries including music, hospitality and mining. No stranger to the music industry, she is co-owner of Artisan Music studios and Creative Shelf Photography, a vocalist, songwriter and passionate music photographer. Since joining WAM in January 2016 as Business Manager, Livia’s finance background and innate understanding of the music industry has seen her assume a natural leadership role at WAM.

Georgia Kennedy


Georgia is a fundraising and development professional with a long and varied career across a number of sectors. It was whilst working at ScreenWest that Georgia discovered an affinity for working with dynamic, passionate and creative people. A gig-goer all her life, Georgia has long been passionate about local music. Starting with Perth’s punk and alternative scene in the very early ’80s, her tastes have traversed many genres over the years. Georgia is also an experienced artist manager, and lends her assistance in areas such as publicity, radio servicing, planning and general advice to a number of local acts. Georgia has served as a juror in the WA Screen Awards, National Live Music Awards, Australian Women in Music Awards and WA Country Music Awards. She is an essential member of the WAM team, connecting WAM with funding opportunities for its programs and activities and developing lasting relationships with like-minded organisations.

N Shirley


N Shirley recently graduated from Curtin University with a Bachelor of Commerce and has substantial experience in the not for profit sector, contributing to the delivery of an array of major events during her time at Domain Stadium.

N Shirley loves a great tune; whether it’s blasting it while commuting, or checking out live music on the weekend, she loves how it can uplift you, connect people and help you through needed times of reflection. N Shirley feels privileged to be providing support to the WA industry and artists.

Molly Bjelan

Operations co-ordinator

Molly is a 2022 Arts Management graduate from the West Australian Academy of the Performing Arts.
After undertaking an internship with WAM to complete her degree, Molly has now stepped into the role of Operations Coordinator.

Molly’s passion is live music. She has held roles with several live performance venues and music festivals in Perth, creating an avenue for Molly to apply her knowledge and skillset in her work with WAM, and continue her development in the music industry.

Charlotte Calvert

Communications Officer

Charlotte graduated from Notre Dame in 2022 with a degree in Marketing and Public Relations. She has extensive knowledge in the music, events and not for profit industry and has taken on the role as our Communications Officer.

Charlotte is an enthusiastic advocate for the West Australian music scene, attending gigs and events every weekend. In addition to her degree, she has her Certificate Three in Events Management, allowing her to apply this knowledge and skillset to further her role here at WAM.