Ms Braden, BA, is Director, National Institute of Dramatic Art and member of the Audit, Finance, Administration and Remuneration and the Capital Campaign Committees. She is a Hon Life Member, Australian Music Centre and International Artist Managers' Association.
She established Arts Management Pty Ltd in 1979 and ran it until 2008 and now works as an Arts Management Consultant. She has served on a number of boards including The Song Company, Australian Music Centre, Craft Australia, International Artist Managers’ Association (Chairman 2000-2003) and Australasian Classical Music Managers' Association.
Ms Braden was awarded an OAM for service to arts administration in 2011. She joined the Board of Opera Australia in December 2009.