Tori Dixon-Whittle

Tori Dixon-Whittle

Liaison Representative of South Australia, Australia

The Cedars, Hans Heysen Foundation

Tori Dixon-Whittle is a multi-skilled entrepreneur with a unique skill set ranging from business development, marketing, international diplomacy and product development in industries including the Arts, education, property development, manufacturing, retail and hospitality. 

Tori is currently the CEO of The Cedars in Hahndorf – the historic home, studio, garden and 150 acre estate of Australian landscape painter Sir Hans Heysen, where she is also overseeing the development of a $9 million world-class art gallery, restaurant and retail space designed to preserve and promote the Heysen legacy. 

From 2011 to 2018, Tori resided in Hanoi where she was the Founder and Managing Director of TWDCo, Vietnam – an international consulting company focused on assisting individuals and organisations including UNICEF, Vietnam, The World Health Organisation, Vietnam,  and the Australian, New Zealand, British and American Embassies optimise their work forces to meet global demands. During this time she also held the role of Vice President of the Australian Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam. 

Prior to this Tori was a director of David Bromley Pty Ltd where she developed the career and profile of internationally renowned artist David Bromley, running his studio and mapping strategies for nationally and internationally promotion. 

Tori has a background that covers acting and serious adventure as well as formal academic and professional disciplines. She brings both an international and local perspective to her work and delights in working with diverse stakeholders towards a shared vision.