Leah Hamilton has provided planning, management and organizational development services in the arts, culture, heritage and tourism fields for clients in the Maritimes and beyond. Leah brings business acumen and a deep appreciation for the value of art, culture and creativity in society to a broad client base that has included dance, theatre, and music organizations, First Nations bodies, craft sector organizations, public sector bodies, advocacy groups, and heritage organizations. Leah has conducted numerous strategic and business plans, research studies, feasibility studies, needs assessments, and financial management reviews, and provides hands-on mentoring and support. Leah is the Director of Finance and Administration at Symphony Nova Scotia.
Leah has served on the Nova Scotia Masterworks Arts Awards Foundation, the former Nova Scotia Arts Council, and the Nova Scotia Cultural Network, as well as the Boards of Eastern Front Theatre, Theatre Nova Scotia, and Arts Consultants Canada. Leah was an ex-officio board member of Strategic Arts Management in 2008-2010 and currently sits on the Halifax Regional Library Board.