Monica Davidson is an award-winning expert on the creative industries with a background in journalism, filmmaking and production. A regular guest lecturer at AFTRS and NIDA and the Australian author of Freelancing for Dummies, Monica is the first Creative Industries Business Advisor to NSW Small Business Commissioner. She has been named one of the Westpac 100 Women of Influence for her work in the Creative Industries.
As director of Creative Plus Business Monica uses her expertise to help other creatives develop and improve their business skills. She now works with individual practitioners and larger arts organisations as a business advisor, strategic consultant and workshop facilitator. Monica focuses on goal setting, business and strategic planning, financial literacy, capacity building and marketing, helping hundreds of arts practitioners to become both creatively and economically self-sufficient.