Georgie Black

Executive Producer

Born in Sydney in 1969 and living between London and Sydney for the last 30 years, Georgie has worked as a barrister since 1999, is a member of Middle Temple Inn of Court and in recent years, hasturned her considerable tenacity, passion and brain power to her first love, The Arts. She now spends her time as an Arts Patron, Impresario and Producer. Georgie is married and has two girls.
Her hobbies are kickboxing, yoga, Tibetan Buddhism and experiencing as many Cultural events as possible.


  • 1987-1990: BA (Hons) University of Sydney (English, French and Italian)
  • 1996-1998: LLB (Hons) University of London (University Medallist in Law)
  • 1998-1999: Bar Vocational Course, BPP, London
  • 1999-2000: Pupillage, QEB, Chambers of Paul Coleridge, QC, London
  • 2004-2008: Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) 500 Hour Advanced Yoga Teacher training, Yoga Campus, London


  • 1985: Ballet Teacher, Elsie Leonard School of Dance, Sydney
  • 1999-present: Barrister, Bedford Row Chambers, specialising in Family Law
  • 2003-2008: Travel writer under a nom de plume for the UK Telegraph Group, Eve magazine, Mr & Mrs Smith and Alistair Sawday’s, “Special Places to Stay” India and Sri Lanka 3rd ed
  • 2006-2008: Yoga Teacher (part-time)
  • 2020-2023: Executive Producer, “Knowing The Score” (documentary about Simone Young, Conductor, Produced by Margie Bryant)

Voluntary Positions / Philanthropy

  • 1995-1996: Teaching English to a Tibetan Buddhist Lama, His Eminence Thuksey Rinpoche,
    (recognised as the reincarnation of HH Dalai Lama’s teacher, Thuksey Rinpoche was
    then 9 years old); Georgie taught Him English whilst living in a monastery in
    Darjeeling, India
  • 2020-2022: Theatre Impresario: “Counting and Cracking”, Belvoir St Theatre production – with a touring party of 40 this was a hugely ambitious but ultimately supremely successful
    theatrical tour from Australia to the Edinburgh International Festival and beyond
  • 2022-ongoing: House of Oz, Founder, Patron and Director
  • 2020-2022: Hosting various charity galas (£1.4m raised so far)

Scholarships / Awards

  • 1997: University of London Convocation Trust Travel Award – funding to work on a
    community project in Ladakh, State of Kashmir, India , helping to build an educationally and architecturally innovative and award winning school for the
    children of Ladakhi nomads
  • 1998: University of London: Draper Prize, Pearl Prize and the RM Goode Prize
  • 1998: Middle Temple Benefactors Scholar
  • 2003: Pegasus Scholar – a junior barristers’ award – my time was spent seconded to the
    President of the Family Court of Australia, joining him on circuit around Australia

Board Positions

  • 1994: Secretary of the Network of British Organisations
  • 1995: Interfaith Network (ex officio Secretary of the NBO above)
  • 2013-2015: Trustee Women’s Interfaith Network
  • 2019-2022: Patrons’ Board of UK / Australia Season of Culture
  • 2022-present: Honorary Board of the Royal Opera House
  • 2022-present: Founder, Creator and Patron of House of Oz, starting at the Edinburgh Festival, the world’s largest Arts Marketplace , I produced a month-long all- ustralian venue, showcasing a variety of Australian Creative Arts (visual, music, drama, circus, comedy, culinary, fine art, poetry, spoken word, cabaret and dance).