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Chief Executive

Alex Beard CBE
Position generously supported by Bob and Tamar Manoukian

Senior Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive
Lucinda Sherriff

Chief Operating Officer
Sally O’Neill

General Counsel and Company Secretary
Fiona Le Roy

Open Up Project Director
Sarah Younger

Head of Policy and Strategy
Lindsey Glen

Audiences and Media

Director of Audiences and Media
Lucy Sinclair
Head of Creative Studios and Digital Products
Ellen West
Head of Publishing and Interpretation
John Snelson
Publications Manager
Kate Shaw
Head of Broadcast and Distribution
Tony Followell
Head of Label, Opus Arte
Jeremy Wilkinson
Head of Film and Broadcast Production
Anja Zoll-Khan
Head of Operations: Cinema and BP Big Screens
Edgar Kamga
Head of Press and Communications
Elizabeth Bell
Head of Ballet Press
Ashley Woodfield
Head of Opera Press
Ann Richards
Corporate Relations Manager
Hywel David
Head of Marketing (Enterprises)
Jeff Coventry
Head of Brand Engagement and Social Media
Chris Shipman
Head of Strategic Analytics and CRM
Zahra Mawani

Development and Enterprises

Director of Development and Enterprises
Amanda Saunders
Head of Trusts and Foundations
Marina Jones
Head of Events
Caroline Dalziel
Head of Business Relations
Florence Siebert
Senior Advertising Manager
Hamish Scott
020 7212 9455
Head of Philanthropy
David Spinola
Head of Membership
Susan Fisher
Head of Research
Brian Kerr
Financial Controller
Natalie Whyte

Digital Development and Technology

Chief Technology Officer
Joe McFadden
Head of Digital Development
Phil Latham
Head of Technology Operations
Daniel Rubie
Programme Manager
Tracy Wang


Director of Finance
Mindy Kilby
Head of Financial Accounts
Manjeet Sandhu
Head of Management Accounts
Colin Snaddon
Payroll Manager
John Yates

Learning and Participation

Director of Learning and Participation
Jillian Barker Position generously supported by Marit Mohn
General Manager
Kim Waldock
Financial Controller
Jennifer Bailey
Head of Collections
Julia Creed
Head of ROH Learning and Participation (Thurrock)
Gabrielle Forster-Still
Head of ROH Bridge Programme
Sally Manser
Research and Development Manager
Kelly Lean
Bridge Programme Managers
Gavin Bell
Roxanna Curry
Michele Gregson
Emma Van Nieuwenburgh
Learning and Participation Managers
Rachel Clarke (Opera)
Ruby Wolk (Ballet)
Insights Programme Manager (maternity cover)
John Nolan
Community Engagement Manager
Edward Mackay

Human Resources

Director of Human Resources
Jane Crowther
HR Managers
Ingrid Firminger
Steven Foulston
Greg Jauncey
Occupational Health Advisor
Rose Goodman
Health and Safety Manager
Dominique Perrissin-Fabert


Director of Planning
Hazel Province
Head of Planning
Nicholas Peck
Head of Scheduling
Philippa Rooke
Head of Business Affairs
Chloe Lake
Internal Engagement Programme Manager
Alison Tedbury

Technical Direction

Technical Director
Mark Dakin
Production Director
Bob Brandsen
Assistant Technical Director
Gary Mardon
Technical Manager
Peter Sullivan
Financial Controller
John Bernasko
Production Hires and Logistics Manager
Mark Duffy
Head of Lighting
Les Bone
Lighting Managers
Simon Bennison
John Charlton
Lighting Visualizer
James Simpson
Project Team Managers
Gary Crofts
Mark Loader
John-Paul Percox
Gary Whiffen
Flys Manager
Andy Collett
Build Crew Manager
Terry Rex
Systems Engineering Manager
Lee Beech
Senior Stage Managers
Johanna Adams Farley (Ballet)
Simon Catchpole (Opera)
Stage Managers
Emma Turner
Jo Holmes
Sound and Broadcast Manager
Steven Zissler
Linbury Manager (Open Up)
Martin Adams
Acting Linbury and Events Technical Manager
Thomas Thompson
Production Managers
Susan Usher
Chris Harding-Roberts
Colin Maxwell
Will Harding
Simon Khamara
Jo Maund
Diane Willmott
Head of Scenic Construction
Mark Pursey
Head Property Maker
Antony Barnett
Head of Scenic Art
Emma Troubridge
Acting Head Armourer
Zoë Phillips
Head of Costume
Fay Fullerton MBE
Head of Costume Workshops
Lorna Robinson
Head of Performance Support
Ysanne Rawlings
Costume Supervisors
Ilaria Martello
Victoria James (maternity cover)
Wigs and Make-up Co-ordinator (New Productions)
Melanie Bouvet
Head of Men’s Costume Workroom
Lesley Boorer
Head of Women’s Costume Workroom
Catriona Paterson
Head of Costume Workshop (Thurrock)
Amanda Hall
Head of Performance Support Costume Workshop
Elizabeth King
Head of Hats and Jewellery
Janet Steiner
Head of Dyeing and Costume Painting
Parveen Banga

Visitor Experience

Project Director – Visitor Experience
Heather Walker
Head of Facilities
Ian Brown
Project Manager – Visitor Experience
Eve Harris
Box Office Operations Manager
Henrik Madsen
Box Office Duty Managers
David Bevins
Jon Burns
Surajit Das (Staff and Budgets)
Donal Kearney
Simone Sartirani
Head of Visitor Experience
Mark Butler
Deputy House Manager
Amanda Lane
Assistant House Managers
Adam Holgado
Salvatore Scalzo
Tours Manager
Barry Stewart
Retail Manager
Robert Perry