SIMONE SMITH is a lawyer by trade, where she works as senior legal counsel at Macquarie Telecom after 12 years of private practice at top tier law firms.  Simone was also a board member of Playwriting Australia.  

Simone is a Yuin and Wiradjuri person and grew up on the South Coast of NSW where an affection for the arts started after 15 years of classical ballet training.