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Meet the people who make it all happen


Rachel O'Riordan Artistic Director
Amy Belson Executive Director
Megan Gates Assistant to the Directors


Tinuke Craig Artistic Associate
Good Teeth Artistic Associate
Tanika Gupta Artistic Associate
Phillip McMahon Artistic Associate
Nina Steiger Artistic Associate

Artistic Team

Nicholai La Barrie Associate Director
Mo Korede Birkbeck Resident Assistant Director 2023-24


Iain Goosey Director of Producing and Planning
Kate Baiden Producer
Myles Sinclair Production Coordinator

Young Lyric

Rob Lehmann Director of Young Lyric
Jessica Drader Education Producer
Adrian Gardner Inclusion Producer
Annys Whyatt Springboard Producer
Alessandra Zavagno Outreach and Partnerships Manager
Eibe Brown Young Lyric Host
Hannah Desai Young Lyric Host
Lyse Marcelle Young Lyric Host
Dominique Reid Young Lyric Host
Sam Thompson Young Lyric Host

Communications and Sales

Sophie Blacklaw Head of Campaigns
Nathan Rumney Box Office Manager
Louisa Heads McCann Marketing Manager
Burte Tsogbadrakh Press Officer
Charlotte Dargan Press & Marketing Assistant
Samara Gannon Box Office Assistant (part-time)
Leonie Haynes-Moses Box Office Assistant (part-time)
Samuel Adebayo Box Office Assistant
Ellie Bibby Box Office Assistant
Eibe Brown Box Office Assistant
Vittoria Butti Box Office Assistant
Sophia Capasso Box Office Assistant
Madeline Charlemagne Box Office Assistant
James Douglas-Quarcoopome Box Office Assistant
Emer Halton O'Mahoney Box Office Assistant
Charlotte Kiely Box Office Assistant
Talia Kracauer Box Office Assistant
Mackenzie Larsen Box Office Assistant
Kit Miles Box Office Assistant
Chloe Payne Box Office Assistant
Farshid Rokey Box Office Assistant
Zoe Watson Box Office Assistant


Paul Gallagher Commercial Director
Beki Farrow Events & Hires Manager
Ashley Quagraine-Mcvay Hires & Bookings Assistant
Luke Vogel Visitor Services Manager
Sophia Capasso Senior Duty Manager
Stephanie Dawes Senior Duty Manager
Gareth Chalmers Bar & Catering Manager
Viktor Velkovski Head Bar & Catering Supervisor
Nia Braidford Bar Supervisor
Nathaniel Christian Bar Supervisor
Annie Howlett Bar Supervisor
Helena Arnarsdóttir Bar Staff
Georgia Brown Bar Staff
Frances Eva Bar Staff
Mark Fitzgerald Bar Staff
Laura González Urueta Bar Staff
Emily Grace Bar Staff
Joe Grundy Bar Staff
Kyra Haslam Bar Staff
Mo Korede Bar Staff
Jason Howe Bar Staff
Anna Jones Bar Staff
Florencia Latagliata Bar Staff
Amrita Mangat Bar Staff
Marieta Marinova Bar Staff
Romain Mas Bar Staff
Abbie Rai Bar Supervisor
Joanna Strafford Bar Staff


Nathalie Bristow Director of Development
Claire Wright Development Manager
Matt Entwistle Development Officer

Finance and Resources

Ivan Rockey Director of Finance & Resources
Lesley Williams Accounts & Payroll Coordinator
Brian Elvins Head of Building & Facilities
Beverley Dash HR Business Partner
Meghana Shah Administration Manager
Charlotte Lines Financial Controller
Kunle Sanni Finance Officer
Samara Gannon Facilities Assistant
Jean-Baptiste Maizeroi Security Supervisor
Ilias Sufi Duty Security
Sam Thompson Duty Security


Seamus Benson Head of Production
Claire Bryan Company Stage Manager
Harry Whitham Head of Costume
Daniel Miller Head of Lighting
Lorna Munden-Davis Head of Sound and Video
Elizabeth Dickson Head of Stage
Kyle Maenz Costume Deputy
Daniel Ronayne Sound Deputy
George Ogilvie Studio and Events Technical Manager

Visitor Services Assistants

Amber De Ruyt Duty Manager (casual)
Samara Gannon Duty Manager (casual)
Hana Jennings Duty Manager (casual)
Emma Price Duty Manager (casual)
Wes Bozonga Visitor Experience Supervisor
Beth Calvert Lee Visitor Experience Supervisor
Jack Dickson Visitor Experience Supervisor
Izzy Dunn Visitor Experience Supervisor
Mackenzie Larsen Visitor Experience Supervisor
Alice Prussia Visitor Experience Supervisor
Ashley Quagraine-Mcvay Visitor Experience Supervisor
Jasmine Samura Visitor Experience Supervisor
Camille Allan Visitor Services Assistant
Madeline Charlemagne Visitor Services Assistant
Matt Cowan Visitor Services Assistant
Hannah Crosby Visitor Services Assistant
James Douglas-Quarcoopome Visitor Services Assistant
James Evans Jones Visitor Services Assistant
Justice Ezi Visitor Services Assistant
Beki Farrow Visitor Services Assistant
Ellie Bibby Visitor Experience Supervisor
Chante Faucher Visitor Services Assistant
Gaby Foley Visitor Services Assistant
Isabella Forshaw Visitor Services Assistant
Tom Fotheringham Visitor Services Assistant
Lewis Francis Visitor Services Assistant
Sabina Gerardi Visitor Services Assistant
Emer Halton-O'Mahony Visitor Services Assistant
Jason Howe Visitor Services Assistant
Stephan Hunte-Wilson Visitor Services Assistant
Prime Isaac Visitor Services Assistant
Deborah Jardine Visitor Services Assistant
Luke Kebell Visitor Service Assistant
Alice Kellar Visitor Services Assistant
Leah Kelly Visitor Services Assistant
Charlotte Medhurst Visitor Services Assistant
Marky Noble Visitor Services Assistant
Lizzie O'Reilly Visitor Services Assistant
Mara Simao Visitor Services Assistant
Clementine Scott Visitor Services Assistant
Paloma Sierra Visitor Services Assistant
Hillary Small Visitor Services Assistant
Lauren Saskia Ward Visitor Services Assistant
Leo Ziermann Visitor Services Assistant
The Lyric is a registered charity with a voluntary board of directors.


David Sharkey Vice Chair
Cllr Emma Apthorp
Lameya Chaudhury
David Greig
Shivani Jaswal
Farah Karim-Cooper
Cllr Bora Kwon
Oliver Mackwood
Liz Elston Mayhew
Julie Molloy
Lisa Popham
Harbinder Singh Birdi
Cllr Nikos Souslous
Cllr Nicole Trehy

Development Committee

Liz Elston Mayhew Chair
Cathy Comerford
Lynn Cosgrave
Janet Ellis MBE
Jane Fletcher
Misty Gale
Allison Gaynor
Juliet Herd
Joanna Kennedy
Georgina Lewis
Kate McGrath
Laura Smith-Roberts
Cllr Nicole Trehy
Katie Yirrell