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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

Edward Kemp

Director of RADA Business
Kevin Chapman

Director of Student and Academic Services
Julie Crofts

Director of Technical Training and Head of Lighting
Neil Fraser

Director of Finance and Operations
Fraser Jopp

Public Affairs Consultant and Interim Director of Development
Martin Prendergast

Director of Actor Training
Lucy Skilbeck

Director of Communications and Marketing
Helen Slater

Administrative staff

Communications and Marketing

Marketing and Creative Production Manager Thomas Brewer
Design Manager Linda Carter
Commercial Marketing Manager Emily Gallagher
Public Relations Officer Laura Peatman

Customer Operations and Front of House

Reception Staff Laura Battipaglia, Gina Benou, Alexandra Burns, Nadia Chambers, Curtis Francois, Amii Lowndes, Alex McCarthy, Fredi d'Orleans, Murray Shaw, Geoff Westby
Customer Operations Supervisor Andrew Fabian
Box Office Manager Gary Hallam
CRM Manager Doris Johnson
Duty Manager Ben Jones, Karen Rowley
Head of Customer Operations Kate Miners
Operations and Front of House Manager Lorna O'Leary
Events and Hires Manager Caitlin Richards
Senior Duty Manager Nick Smith
Venue and Events Coordinator Michelle Snyder


Prospect Researcher Natalia Gomolka
Head of Development Amy Ledingham
Development Manager – Trusts and Foundations Elisa Murphy
Development Officer – Communications and Events Sarah Vaughan

Executive Office

Executive Assistant Justine Palmer (maternity leave)
Executive Assistant Nicola Shephard
Executive Assistant Alex Tostdevine
Graduate Relations Coordinator Julia Chapman
Registrar Emerita Patricia Myers OBE


Facilities Manager Jim Keegan
Maintenance Assistant Stephen Kirkby


Financial Controller Charlotte Mukalazi
Finance Officer Carol Hardy
Finance Officer John Holland


HR and Payroll Administrator Marcus Rose
HR and Payroll Manager Caroline Ward


Library Assistant Roe Lane (maternity leave)
Library Assistant Jean Madden
Library Assistant Lydia Rynne
Library Manager James Thornton

RADA Festival

Festival Producer Jo Wiltshire

Short Courses

Director of Short Courses Geoff Bullen
Short Courses Co-ordinating Tutor Michelle Chadwick
Short Courses Administrator Jo Lynch
NYU Co-ordinator Vivian Munn
Head of Short Courses Sally Power

Student and Academic Services

Student and Academic Services Administrator Amina Abdillahi
Registry Manager
Sarah Agnew
Widening Participation & Outreach Assistant Ameer Choudrie
Administrator Dee Doyle
Student Wellbeing Manager Tracy Keating
Widening Participation & Outreach Manager Axa Hynes
HE Courses Officer (MA and Theatre Production) Holly Morgan
Higher Education Courses and Programming Manager Elizabeth Timms
HE Courses Officer (BA Acting and Student Engagement) Stephanie Zissler

RADA Business

Client Manager Joe Barlow
Training Operations Assistant Emma Elliot
Client Director Rachel Griffiths
Client Manager Katie Lightfoot
Executive Assistant to Director Katie McGrath
Contracts and Delivery Manager Dominique McLean
Programme Delivery Team Leader Sophie Mitchell
Client Manager Jessica Moores
Client Associate - Coaching Emma Moss
Training Operations Assistant Chloe Reid
Client Director Jenny Stephens
Client Director Alison Sutherland
Senior Client Manager Emma Tagoe
Client Manager Kate Walker Miles
Client Director Charlie Walker-Wise
Operations Director Anne Welch
Client Manager Alice Younger