Harvey Lister is the Director of AEG Ogden, with 21 venues under management as part of the AEG Worldwide network of 130+ venues. In Brisbane, AEG Ogden operates the Brisbane Entertainment Centre, the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre and Suncorp Stadium. Harvey is a 40 year veteran of the sport, entertainment, live theatre, conventions and exhibitions industries, with the past 30 years of which including management of major public assembly facilities throughout the Asia Pacific region. He is currently a Founding Member of the Venue Management Association (Asia Pacific), Member of the International Association of Venue Managers, and an Adjunct Professor to the School of Tourism at the University of Queensland. Harvey was awarded the Australian Centenary Medal in 2002 for his contribution to the entertainment industry, the Queensland Premier’s Special Award in 2012 for outstanding contribution to Queensland’s export profile, the University of South Carolina, USA International Executive in Sport and Entertainment Award in 2007, and the Washington DC Feld Entertainment Barnum Award in 2009 for excellence in global venue management.
The Asia Pacific Screen Academy expresses its respect for and acknowledgement of the South East Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. We pay our respects to the Traditional Owners of country, including the custodial communities on whose land works are created and celebrated by the Asia Pacific Screen Awards. We acknowledge the continuing connection to land, waters and communities. We also pay our respects to Elders, past and emerging. We recognise the integral role Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and First Nations peoples continue to play in storytelling and celebration spaces.