PAN International is led by Creative Director Peter Mousaferiadis who boasts over 20 years’ experience in events in the arts and entertainment industry. Peter leads a team of creative and production staff which includes in-house design and marketing, choreography and creative producers, photography, curation. PAN International manages an extensive database of artists and musicians.
As founder and CEO of PAN International, Peter has consistently been at the forefront of developing quality entertainment that have included the some of the world’s most vibrant cross-cultural performances. Remarkably a conductor and composer by trade; Peter has been creating experiences within the arts and entertainment industry for over twenty years. He has been engaged by Greek, Spanish, Vietnamese and Chinese Communities to assist with programming and staging of some of Melbourne’s most spectacular cultural events and concerts. His reputation as a professional operator is renowned and deserved.
One of his recent highpoints was his role as creative director of the opening and closing ceremonies of the Parliament of the World’s Religions. Peter has also been in charge of organising the Australia Day concerts in Melbourne 2004-12.
Douglas has worked extensively with the PAN Orama Group and has been production and touring manager on 19 national tours with Cultural Infusion. He was employed as Production Manager on United Nations Advance Global Health Conference 2010 and URI Parliament of World Religions 2009. He has also previously worked as Stage Manager on three Australia Day Concerts (2010 through to 2012). Douglas is the Founder and Managing Director of Broken Mirror Productions, a company which supported mainstream and independent theatre and film in Melbourne by providing facilities and assistance. He has been nominated and won best director and best production on a number of theatrical short works over the last 8 years.
Pooja Harischandra, originally from Marawila, Sri Lanka, is the finance and office administrator at PAN International. Pooja holds a Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Accounting/ Macroeconomics and Finance) from Monash University, and is currently undertaking her CPA and CIMA qualifications.
Pooja’s fits well into the creative world of PAN International as she is also an exceptional Sand Animation artist. She discovered her love of the form during her studies in Australia and has performed her works both in Australia and her homeland. She was recently featured as the artist for the American Museum of Natural History’s ’Travelling the Silk Road’ touring exhibition at the National Museum of Australia and has performed shows in the Red Earth Arts Festival in the Pilbara, and for the World Model United Nations hosted by Monash University in Melbourne.