About

Fenella Kernebone is the Head of Curation for TedxSydney responsible for leading the programming for what has become one of the largest Tedx events in the world with more than 4000 people attending in June 2017 at ICC Sydney. Fenella manages a team of over 20 curators and producers dedicated to spreading great ideas and strong stories in fields including science, technology, arts, business and design. Fenella is also responsible for the programming of TEDxYouth@Sydney and TEDxSydney's Salon series.

Fenella is also a noted television and radio presenter and producer with a distinguished career working across arts, music, design and culture. Her hosting roles have included Radio National’s By Design, The Sound Lab on Triple J, Art Nation and Sunday Arts on ABC TV, The Movie Show on SBS TV, It's a Long Story for Sydney Opera House Podcast and the TEDxSydney Livestream and Adventure Series.

As well as being the Director of a small production company, Fenella is in demand as an MC, presenter, interviewer and keynote speaker and has hosted countless events around the country and internationally. She was a member of the 2016 national jury for the Australian Architecture Awards and is an ambassador for the Sydney Architecture Festival. 


The following is a small selection of recent events Fenella has appeared at as either the MC or host, keynote speaker, interviewer or moderator:
Australian Interior Design Awards - 2016 + 2013 (MC)
National Architecture Awards - 2016 (MC) 
NSW and WA Architecture Awards in 2015 + 2016 (MC)
 Future Cities conferences (Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne) 2016 (MC and Moderator)
Royal Doulton 200th Anniversary - (MC)
 Design Summit (Melbourne, New York, Sydney & London) - 2015 + 2016 (Interviewer & Presenter)
Art Gallery of NSW - Art After Hours (Interviewer) 
TEDxSydney Adventures, Livestream, TEDxSydney 2017 + Salons (Host and Head of Curation)
PWC - Make Sydney Thrive - 2017 - (MC & Moderator)

To get in touch with Fenella about your event please email info @ fenellakernebone.com

See extended biography & headshot.

 
Fenella, you were brilliant! You have such a talent for making people feel at ease and open up, and you do it with immense style, professionalism and a sense of fun.
— Leo Burnett
I owe you a big thank you for the event! You were brilliant. The feedback has been outstanding, the audience loved the panel component
— Hannah Jones, PWC
Thank you so much for tonight! You were fantastic. We had so much awesome feedback. The curator loved what you brought to the event.
— Ashlie Hunter, Art Gallery of NSW
You were wonderful last night, and hope we get a chance to work together again soon
— Sydney Opera House, Culture Club
Just a quick note to say a HUGE thank you from all of us at The Projects. You were amazing and added so much energy to the event.
— Royal Doulton 200th Anniversary