Tracey Vieira was appointed as CEO of Screen Queensland in February 2014, the latest role in a stellar career promoting the Australian screen industry both in Australia and internationally. Tracey is a champion for the Arts and its influence on our well-being and identity and has worked in a range of Directorships across the arts in music, precinct development, visual arts and creative place making. Tracey was named in the 2018 Australian Financial Review 100 Women of Influence and is the 2016 Telstra Queensland Business Woman of the Year.
Tracey graduated from QUT with a Bach Ed. majoring in Film and Media. She worked in events, including roles at Queensland Events Corporation. She was Executive Manager - Locations and International Production with the Brisbane-based Pacific Film and Television Commission.
Tracey moved to Los Angeles in 2004 where for the next ten years she took on senior roles at Ausfilm, the industry-government partnership that connects the international screen industry with Australia's screen incentives, talent and facilities.
Between her roles at Ausfilm and Screen Queensland she has played an integral role in attracting more than $2billion in production investment to Australia.
Since returning Tracey has launched new initiatives for the industry including the first feature film with SVOD company, a partnership initiative with YouTube, a development partnership with a streaming platform, Australia's first VR series with a broadcaster and led significant cultural change within the organisation. Tracey also introduced the organisations first Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Strategic Plan and a Gender Equity Policy to drive change both behind and in front of the screen.
Tracey is a Non Exec Director of RSPCA QLD, Home of the Arts, and the Sunshine Coast Arts Advisory Board. She is an external Advisor to US based Australians in Film and The Queensland College of Art. She is also Co-Chair of the Screen Diversity and Inclusion Network.