Magdalena Moreno Mujica

Magdalena Moreno Mujica became Executive Director of IFACCA in August 2017, having first joined the organisation as Deputy Director in 2014. Currently, she is a member of the UNESCO’s Expert Facility Group 2019-2022 to support the implementation of the 2005 Convention. She is the author of the chapter, Building resilient and sustainable cultural and creative sectors in the 2022 UNESCO Global Report, Re|Shaping Policies for Creativity – Addressing culture as a global public good.

Prior to this, Ms Moreno Mujica was Head of International Affairs at the National Council for Culture and the Arts, Chile (CNCA) and international ministerial adviser. In this role, she oversaw international arts and cultural strategy; served as Programme Director of the 6th World Summit on Arts and Culture (Santiago, 2014); delivered Chile’s participation in three Venice Biennales; served on the Board of Fundación Imagen de Chile; and represented Chile on the IFACCA Board (2012-2014). 

Before this Ms Moreno Mujica was based in Australia, where she was CEO of Kultour, the national peak body supporting cultural diversity in the arts (2008-2011); a member of the National Cultural Policy Taskforce for Creative Australia; and led an international initiative to strengthen south-south dialogue (The South Project, 2004-2008). She holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Melbourne; is an alumna of the Asialink Leaders Program (2008) and the Australia Council for the Arts’ Emerging Leaders Program (2010); has served on several Boards, including for Diversity Arts Australia (2016-2018).