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Meet the people who make it all happen


Rachel O'Riordan Artistic Director
Amy Belson Executive Director
Judith Dimant Executive Director (Maternity Cover)
Patrick Hughes Executive Assistant


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
Liz Daramola Literary Associate
Kwame Owusu Resident Assistant Director, Birkbeck placement


Iain Goosey Senior Producer
Kate Baiden Producer

Young Lyric

Rob Lehmann Director of Young Lyric
Jessica Drader Producer (Education)
Adrian Gardner Producer (Inclusion & Outreach)
Jernade Miah Young Lyric Co-ordinator
Kristina Nilles PHD Researcher
Charlie Bindels Maternity Cover Education (Producer)
Alessandra Zavagno Outreach Officer
Samuel Adebayo Young Lyric Host
Hannah Desai Young Lyric Host
Priyanka Patel Young Lyric Host
Sam Thompson Young Lyric Host

Communications and Sales

Niharika Jain Director of Communications & Sales
Sophie Blacklaw Marketing Manager
Will Warnock Box Office Supervisor
Louisa Heads McCann Marketing Officer
Burte Tsogbadrakh Press & Marketing Assistant
Leonie Haynes-Moses Box Office Assistant
Samara Gannon Box Office Assistant
Samuel Adebayo Box Office Assistant
Ellie Bibby Box Office Assistant
Eibe Brown Box Office Assistant
James Douglas-Quarcoopome Box Office Assistant
Aaron Kelly Box Office Assistant
Charlotte Kiely Box Office Assistant
Talia Kracauer Box Office Assistant
Farshid Rokey Box Office Assistant
Zoe Watson Box Office Assistant


Paul Gallagher Commercial Director
Luke Vogel Visitor Services Manager
Beki Farrow Events & Hires Manager
Mario Maric Bars & Catering Manager
Stephanie Dawes Senior Duty Manager
Millie Beazley Duty Manager
Sophia Capasso Duty Manager
Coral Tarran Duty Manager
Ashley Quagraine-Mcvay Hires & Bookings Assistant
Antonio Barbosa Bar Supervisor
Nia Braidford Bar Supervisor
Viktor Velkovski Bar Supervisor
Camille Allan Bar Staff
Caitlyn Allen Bar Staff
Georgia Brown Bar Staff
Nathaniel Christian Bar Staff
Emily Grace Bar Staff
Joe Grundy Bar Staff
Marieta Marinova Bar Staff
Choolwe Muntanga Bar Staff
Abbie Rai Bar Staff
Anthony Underwood Bar Staff


Nathalie Bristow Director of Development
Georgia Evans Development Assistant

Finance and Resources

Ivan Rockey Director of Finance & Resources
Lesley Williams Head of Finance
Brian Elvins Head of Building & Facilities
Beverley Dash HR Business Partner
Meghana Shah Administration Manager
Kunle Sanni Finance Officer
Simon Jenkins Facilities Assistant
Jean-Baptiste Maizeroi Security Supervisor


Seamus Benson Head of Production
Claire Bryan Company Stage Manager
Ellen Gifford Head of Costume
Daniel Miller Head of Lighting
Lorna Munden Head of Sound and Video
Elizabeth Dickson Head of Stage
Harry Whitham Costume Deputy
Matthew Turnbull Lighting Deputy
Daniel Ronayne Sound Deputy
Sam Palmer Stage Deputy
George Ogilvie Studio and Events Technical Manager

Visitor Services Assistants

Ellie Bibby Visitor Services Assistant
George Boulton Visitor Services Assistant
Wes Bozonga Visitor Services Assistant
Beth Calvert Lee Visitor Services Assistant
Matt Cowan Visitor Services Assistant
Izzy Dunn Visitor Services Assistant
James Evans Jones Visitor Services Assistant
Justice Ezi Visitor Services Assistant
Tolu Fagbayi Visitor Services Assistant
Chante Faucher Visitor Services Assistant
Tom Fotheringham Visitor Services Assistant
Lewis Francis Visitor Services Assistant
Nadine Gray Visitor Service Assistant
Emer Halton-O'Mahony Visitor Services Assistant
Prime Isaac Visitor Services Assistant
Luke Kebell Visitor Service Assistant
Aisling Lally Visitor Services Assistant
Charlotte Medhurst Visitor Services Assistant
Mark Yeates Visitor Services Assistant
Leo Ziermann Visitor Services Assistant
Sarah Pearcey Visitor Services Assistant
Mara Simao Visitor Services Assistant
Clementine Scott Visitor Services Assistant
Jamie Musora Visitor Service Assistant
Lizzie O'Reilly Visitor Services Assistant
Marky Noble Visitor Services Assistant
Marcus Omoro Visitor Services Assistant
Emma Price Visitor Services Assistant
Zoe Watson Visitor Services Assistant
The Lyric is a registered charity with a voluntary board of directors.


David Sharkey Vice Chair
Rondette Amoy Smith
Cllr Jonathan Caleb-Landy
Lameya Chaudhury
Cllr. Sue Fennimore
David Greig
Farah Karim-Cooper
Cllr Bora Kwon
Kamran Mallick
Liz Elston Mayhew
Julie Molloy
Cllr Patricia Quigley
Derek Richards

Development Committee

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