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Meet the people who make it all happen


Rachel O'Riordan Artistic Director
Patrick Hughes Executive Assistant


Tinuke Craig Artistic Associate
Nicholai La Barrie Artistic Associate
Phillip McMahon Artistic Associate
Nina Steiger Artistic Associate


Iain Goosey Senior Producer
Kate Baiden Producer
Alex Hurst Resident Assistant Director, Birkbeck placement
Liz Daramola Literary Associate (Trainee)
Nathan Anderson Producing Assistant (Trainee)

Young Lyric

Rob Lehmann Director of Young Lyric
Jessica Drader Producer (Education)
Charlie Farrant Youth Worker (Support & Development)
Jernade Miah Young Lyric Co-ordinator
Kristina Nilles PHD Researcher
Charlie Bindels Maternity Cover Education (Producer)
Samuel Adebayo Young Lyric Host
Hannah Desai Young Lyric Host
Sam Thompson Young Lyric Host
Sammy J Glover START Associate Director
Alessandra Davison START Associate Director

Communications and Culture

Amy Belson Director of Communications and Culture
Lily Hayes Marketing Manager
Su-Ann Chow-Seegoolam PR & Media Manager
Will Warnock Box Office Supervisor
Louisa Heads McCann Marketing Officer
Leonie Haynes-Moses Box Office Assistant
Samara Gannon Box Office Assistant
Eibe Brown Box Office Assistant
James Gladdon Box Office Assistant
Aaron Kelly Box Office Assistant
Charlotte Kiely Box Office Assistant
Mariko Primarolo Box Office Assistant
Farshid Rokey Box Office Assistant
Sam Sheldon Box Office Assistant
Zoe Watson Box Office Assistant
James Douglas-Quarcoopome Communications Assistant Trainee


Paul Gallagher Commercial Director
Lorna O’Connell Events & Hires Manager
Jason Holness Visitor Services Manager
Mario Maric Bars & Catering Manager
Stephanie Dawes Senior Duty Manager
Coral Tarran Duty Manager
Ashley Quagraine-Mcvay Visitor Services Assistant Trainee
Fraser Turner Bar Supervisor
Jasmin Peters Bar Supervisor
John Bond Bar Supervisor
Abbie Rai Bar Staff
Alexandra Donnachie Bar Staff
Emily Goodwin Bar Staff
Malari Campbell Bar Staff
Nicole Farrar Bar Staff
Rosie Lewis Bar Staff
Theo Ray Bar Staff
Viktor Velkovski Bar Staff
Abbie Benford Bar Staff


Nathalie Bristow Director of Development
Katie Munns Development Manager
Krystal Henham Development Assistant

Finance, Administration and Operations

Ivan Rockey Director of Finance & Resources
Chrissy Angus Head of Administration & HR
Lesley Williams Head of Finance
Kunle Sanni Finance Officer
Jean-Baptiste Maizeroi Security Supervisor
Jonathan Fonseca Building & Facilities Manager
Simon Jenkins Facilities Assistant


Seamus Benson Head of Production
Claire Bryan Company Stage Manager
Ellen McQuaid Head of Costume
Shaun Parry Head of Lighting
Lorna Munden Head of Sound and Video
Elizabeth Dickson Head of Stage
George Ogilvie Studio and Events Technical Manager
Belen Regis Wardrobe Assistant Trainee

Visitor Services Assistants

Sophia Capasso Visitor Services Assistant
Alex Hurst Visitor Services Assistant
Marky Noble Visitor Services Assistant
Lucie Lutte Visitor Services Assistant
Lana Lewis Visitor Services Assistant
Lewis Francis Visitor Services Assistant
Julia Salifa Visitor Services Assistant
James Evans Jones Visitor Services Assistant
Izzy Dunn Visitor Services Assistant
Emer Halton-O'Mahony Visitor Services Assistant
Beth Lee Visitor Services Assistant
Angel Issaac Visitor Services Assistant
Chante Faucher Visitor Services Assistant
Charlotte Medhurst Visitor Services Assistant
Chris Coleman Visitor Services Assistant
Ed Phillips Visitor Services Assistant
Ellie Bibby Visitor Services Assistant
Emma Price Visitor Services Assistant
Henry Nott Visitor Service Assistant
Isabella Joan Visitor Service Assistant
Jamie Musora Visitor Service Assistant
Kai Walton Visitor Service Assistant
Luke Kebell Visitor Service Assistant
Matt Cowan Visitor Services Assistant
Marcus Omoro Visitor Services Assistant
Millie Beazely Visitor Services Assistant
Nadine Gray Visitor Service Assistant
Robert Eadon Visitor Services Assistant
Wes Bozonga Visitor Services Assistant
Zoe Watson Visitor Services Assistant
Tom Fotheringham Visitor Services Assistant
The Lyric is a registered charity with a voluntary board of directors.


Lisa Burger Chair
Cllr Jonathan Caleb-Landy
Cllr. Sue Fennimore
David Greig
Cllr Bora Kwon
Kamran Mallick
Liz Elston Mayhew
Julie Molloy
Cllr Patricia Quigley
David Sharkey

Development Committee

Carrie Armstrong
Cathy Comerford
Lynn Cosgrave
Janet Ellis MBE
Jane Fletcher
Misty Gale
Allison Gaynor
Juliet Herd
Joanna Kennedy
Sali Lewis
Liz Elston Mayhew Chair
Kate McGrath
Emma O'Kane
Liz Rigden

Corporate Advisory Board

Louise Angel
Charlotte Bullock
Robert Fletcher
Georgina Lewis
Minaxi Mistry