With over 25 years working within the late night entertainment industry, Silvana is now an integral member of the leadership team at the NTIA, the body responsible for lobbying the government on behalf of night-time businesses across the country. As Director of Operations, her tasks are manifold, but her passion lies in improving diversity, equality, inclusion, and wellbeing. She spotlights these issues with unparalleled cross-cultural knowledge, a history of inspiring action, and the kind of characteristic gusto that’s made her a figurehead for the scene.

She has also been fundamental in the development of Savenightlife CIC, a project designed to showcase the unique cultural output of night-time industries.