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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 ROH Media
Tony Followell
Executive Producer, Opus Arte
Ben Pateman
Head of Film and Broadcast Production
Anja Zoll-Khan
Cinema Operations Manager
Edgar Kamga
Head of Publishing and Interpretation
John Snelson
Publications Manager
Kate Shaw
Head of Online Content
Chris Shipman
Director of Marketing
Caroline Bailey
Head of Marketing
Layla Amirshahi
Head of Marketing (Enterprises)
Jeff Coventry
Director of Press and Communications
Christopher Millard
Head of Press and Communications
Elizabeth Bell
Head of Ballet Press
Ashley Woodfield
Head of Opera Press
Ann Richards
Corporate Relations Manager
Hywel David
Communications Manager
Ruth Greenwood
Press Officer, ROH Cinema and Special Projects
Sophie Wilkinson

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
Head of Advertising
Helen Ball
+44 (0)20 7212 9455
Head of Commercial Programming
Moya Maxwell
Head of Philanthropy
David Spinola
Head of Membership
Susan Fisher
Head of Research
Brian Kerr
Financial Controller
Jack Dingle

Digital Development and Technology

Chief Technology Officer
Joe McFadden
Head of Digital Development
Jamie Tetlow
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
Head of Facilities
Ian Brown

Learning and Participation

Director of Learning and Participation
Jillian Barker
General Manager
Kim Waldock
Financial Controller
Jennifer Bailey
Head of Collections
Julia Creed
Head of ROH Thurrock and Thames Gateway
Matt Lane
Deputy 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
Judy Kenney
Emma Van Nieuwenburgh
Creative Producer, Learning and Participation
Tom Nelson
Learning and Participation Managers
Kate Hodson (Opera)
Fiona Lambert (Ballet)
Rachel Attfield (Ballet)
Insights Programme Manager
Victoria Aspden
Community Engagement Manager
Edward Mackay

Human Resources

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


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

Technical Direction

Technical Director
Mark Dakin
Deputy Technical Director
David Pritchard
Assistant Technical Director
Gary Mardon
Financial Controller
John Bernasko
Production Hires and Logistics Manager
Mark Duffy
Head of Lighting
Les Bone
Lighting Managers
Simon Bennison
John Charlton
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
Head Armourer
Robert Barham
Head of Costume
Fay Fullerton MBE
Head of Performance Support
Ysanne Rawlings
Costume Supervisors
Ilaria Martello
Sharon Marlowe
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
Francesca Harwood

Visitor Experience

Project Director – Visitor Experience
Heather Walker
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
House Manager
Nicki Spencer
Deputy House Manager
Amanda Lane
Assistant House Managers
Adam Holgado
Salvatore Scalzo
Tours Manager
Barry Stewart
Retail Manager
Robert Perry