Janet Holmes à Court is owner of the Janet Holmes à Court Collection. She is Chair of the Australian Children’s Television Foundation (ACTF) and the Art Gallery of Western Australia (AGWA) and a Board Member of the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM).
Janet is also a member of the Centenary Trust for Women Board of Advisors at the University of Western Australia, the State Buildings Advisory Board Western Australia and Commissioner for Australia for the Venice Architecture Biennale.
Previous appointments include Chair and Board Director of West Australian Symphony Orchestra (WASO), Founding Chair of Australian Urban Design Research Centre (AUDRC), Chair of King Edward Memorial Hospital (KEMH) and Pro Chancellor of the University of Western Australia. In 1995, Janet was named the Verve Cliquot Business Woman of the Year for England for services to the Theatre.
Janet is a science graduate from the University of Western Australia and taught science for a number of years before working more closely with family business matters. She has won numerous awards recognising her contribution to the community and to business, including a Companion of the Order of Australia. Janet was also named 2018 Western Australian of the Year, Arts and Culture.