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We take pride in being a collaborative and creative place to work, and in the enthusiasm and dedication of our employees.

If you are interested working with us, please see our vacancies page for details of any administrative or teaching vacancies.

Senior leadership team

Niamh Dowling

Interim Co-Directors of Technical Theatre Arts
Daniel Collins and Diane Favell

Director of Access and Participation
Axa Hynes

Director of Finance and Operations
Fraser Jopp

Director of Equity and Training Review
Joan Oliver

Director of Actor Training
Lucy Skilbeck

Vice Principal and Director of Communications and Marketing
Helen Slater

Registrar & Secretary
Laura Witt

Executive Assistant to the Principal and Directors of Training
Steph Zissler

Administrative staff

Access and Participation

Access and Participation Coordinator Dina Benderra
Access and Participation Manager
Rachel Chellapah

Communications and Marketing

Senior Communications and Marketing Manager Thomas Brewer
Design Manager
Linda Carter
Short Courses Marketing Manager Sinéad Kennedy Sklar
Communications and Marketing Officer Charley Strachan

Customer Operations and Front of House

Customer Operations Assistant Georgia Andrew, Eddie Bagayawa, Curtis J Francois, Lauren Kracke, Marcus Rose, Natalie Rowe, Sam Treharne, Alex Turner
Customer Operations Supervisor Andrew Fabian
Box Office Manager Gary Hallam
Venue and Events Coordinator Ben Jones
Duty Manager Nicole Bogue Edgerton, Carmen Gabriele, Kirstyn Peach, Geoff Westby
Operations and Front of House Manager Lorna O'Leary
Events and Hires Manager Michelle Snyder


Development Manager Yasmin Davey Corrigan
Head of Individual Giving Melanie Geelan
Senior Events Producer Emily Jewison
Head of Trusts and Foundations Elisa Murphy


Facilities Manager Jim Keegan
Facilities Assistant Stephen Kirkby


Finance Officer Carol Hardy
Finance Officer John Holland
Assistant Accountant Lucksiga Parameswaran
Interim Financial Controller Adedayo Ajakaiye
Head of Finance Sarah Whitston


HR Administrator Vinodini Krishnan 
Head of HR
Dee Ward
HR Advisor Emmanuel Asamoah

Industry Liaison

Industry Liaison Manager Anna Bennett


Senior Library Assistant Jean Madden
Library Assistant Chloe Evans
Library Assistant Lillian Worden
Library Manager James Thornton

Public Affairs

Public Affairs Consultant Martin Prendergast

Short Courses

Director of Short Courses Geoff Bullen
Senior Short Courses Administrator Gina Benou
Head of Short Courses Training Michelle Chadwick
Head of Short Courses Administration Joanne Luck
NYU Course Director Vivian Munn
Interim Short Courses Administrator Elizabeth Hollingshead
Short Courses Administrator Thomas Carswell

Student and Academic Services

Admissions and Student Services
Registrar and Secretary Laura Witt
Deputy Registrar (Admissions and Student Services) Sarah Agnew
Admissions Officer Dee Doyle
Governance and Student Case Work Manager Cordelia Longworth
Assistant Registrar (Admissions) Patricia Platinetti
HE Course Manager Abigail Dawson
HE Course Co-ordinator (BA Acting) Murray Jeans-Shaw
HE Course Co-ordinator (Theatre Production & MA) Chloe Swindell
Deputy Registrar (Academic Services) Elizabeth Timms
QA Administrator Jennifer Kehl
Specialist Study Skills Tutor for Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLDs) and/or Autism Spectrum Conditions Heather Oakley, Marie Simpson
Specialist Study Skills Tutor for Mental Health Difficulties and/or Autism Spectrum Conditions Jacqueline Ede, Denisse Levermore
Specialist Mentor for Mental Health Difficulties and/or Autism Spectrum Conditions Robert Leake
Disability Coordinator Emily Wilson-Knight

Student Wellbeing Service
Head of Student Wellbeing Mike Bryant
Student Wellbeing Adviser Chris Alderton

RADA Business

View the RADA Business team