Lesley Alway has been Director of Asialink Arts since June 2010. She is an arts manager with experience in cultural organisations in the government, non-profit and private sectors. Between 2008-2010, Lesley was the Managing Director of Sotheby's Australia. Her previous roles include Director / CEO of Heide Museum of Modern Art in Melbourne, Director of Arts Victoria and Director of Artbank based in Sydney.
Lesley is a member of the Australia ASEAN Council, managed through DFAT. Lesley's academic qualifications include an MBA from Monash University, a BA (Hons) in Fine Arts and BEd from the University of Melbourne.