Xavier Cortesano

Born in Argentina and raised and schooled in Australia, Xavier Cortesano became part of the Frost Science team in November 2015 and is responsible for managing the process for exhibition development, coordinating internal and external design teams, overseeing the fabrication and installation of exhibits and any other fit-out components in to the new museum.

His earlier work with Grimshaw Architects, the firm that designed the Museum, gave him a familiarity with Frost Science, and he previously worked with Oceanis Aquariums developing public aquariums in locations as far ranging as Paris, Toronto and Mexico. Additionally, Cortesano managed forecasting and feasibility studies for Village Roadshow Cinema expansion in Argentina, and owned a property management business for holiday homes in Lake Como, Italy. He studied architecture in Argentina and fashion design in Australia.