A media entrepreneur, company director and philanthropist, Deanne has more than 25 years’ experience in media and communications. A former corporate lawyer and media industry executive, Deanne was the founding Convenor of the Victorian Women Lawyers Association and a former member of the Council of the Law Institute of Victoria. Deanne is Chair of two private companies in which her company WeirAnderson.com is a significant investor: Hoodlum, an award winning television production company, and Ai-Media, a technology and social innovation company. WeirAnderson.com also invests in start-ups and film projects.
Deanne is Chair of Sydney Film Festival and a board member at Global Sisters.