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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

Managing Director of RADA Business
Kevin Chapman

Registrar and Secretary
Julie Crofts

Director of Technical Training
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
Head of Commercial Marketing Emily Gallagher
Public Relations Officer Laura Peatman

Customer Operations and Front of House

Reception Staff Laura Battipaglia, Gina Benou, Nadia Chambers, Curtis Francois, Mel Harrison, Anna Lemos, Amii Lowndes, Fredi d'Orleans, Samuel Trahame, 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


Head of Corporate Development Ruth Davey
Prospect Researcher Natalia Gomolka
Head of Development Amy Ledingham
Development Manager – Trusts and Foundations Elisa Murphy
Development Officer, Individual Giving Samiha Sharif
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


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
Head of HR 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

Admissions and Student Services
Deputy Registrar (Admissions and Student Services) Sarah Agnew
Admissions Officer Dee Doyle
Admissions Manager Holly Morgan

Academic Services
Deputy Registrar (Academic Services) Elizabeth Timms
Course Co-ordinator (Acting and Graduates) Steph Zissler

Student Wellbeing Service
Head of Student Wellbeing Tracy Keating

Widening Participation and Outreach
Senior Widening Participation & Outreach Manager Axa Hynes

RADA Business

Client Manager Joe Barlow
Client Director Simon Delaney
Training Operations Assistant Emma Elliot
Client Director Rachel Griffiths
Client Manager Katie Lightfoot (maternity leave)
Programme Delivery Co-ordinator Alex McCarthy
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
Executive Assistant to Director Katie Rothwell
Programme Delivery Co-ordinator Murray Shaw
Client Director Jenny Stephens
Client Director Alison Sutherland
Senior Client Manager Emma Tagoe (maternity leave)
Finance Manager Tommy Truong
Client Manager Kate Walker Miles
Client Director Charlie Walker-Wise
Talent and Resourcing Manager Hannah Waters
Operations Director Anne Welch
Client Manager Alice Younger