Lady Mayoress Genevieve Theseira-Haese

Genevieve was appointed Lady Mayoress of Adelaide when her husband Martin Haese became Adelaide’s 37th Lord Mayor, elected in November 2014.

Genevieve was born and educated in Singapore and left to study and work in London and Europe.

She worked globally in Advertising and set up a Government backed Singapore Advertising consultancy. After 4 years, Republic Advertising grew to become a $Aus 15 million dollar billing agency. 

During this time, Genevieve became a founding board member of the Entrepreneurs Organisation (Singapore). She also served for 12 years on the board of the Singapore Home Nursing Foundation, which supports palliative care for the elderly sick.

During her time in Singapore, Genevieve founded and grew internationally Breathing Space, an holistic well-being portal to support corporations and communities in the area of stress management. 

Genevieve has found strength comes through unity with community and appreciates the values of working with society to make a difference.

The Lady Mayoress of Adelaide, Genevieve Theseira-Haese shares her top picks of the 2018 History Festival program:
  1. Adelaide Remember When Biggest Morning Tea Monday 14 May- Join in the conversation with Bob Byrne and Keith Conlon as they share their memories of days past in Adelaide over a cuppa. An interesting session whilst raising funds for Charity for Cancer Council Biggest Morning Tea.
  2. Stories of South Australian Pioneer Settlers – 8-10 May
  3. Freemasons Grand Lodge: Open House 12 & 13 May
  4. The Life Story of Queen Adelaide – 17 May What better way to learn more about our City’s namesake than in the historic Adelaide Town Hall with one of our brilliant, long serving Volunteer guides, Glen Woodward.
  5. Adelaide Tours: Colour and Controversy with National Trust Monday 14 May