DIRECTOR, PEARLE* - Live performance europe

Anita Debaere is Director of Pearle* - Live Performance Europe. This European sector federation counts, through its member associations, about 7,000 organisations in the live performance sector across Europe. Anita Debaere represents Pearle* since more than ten years. Before joining Pearle* her career was in the classical music sector, with an intermission period where she worked in the external relations department of an energy company, including responsibilities on public affairs, sponsorship and patronage.

Committed to create a sustainable environment for the live performance, she seeks to put specific concerns and issues forward which may impact the daily operations of a performing arts organisation. International touring and international relations are the thread running through her career.