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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

Director of Development
Penny Saward

Director of Actor Training
Lucy Skilbeck

Director of Communications and Marketing
Helen Slater

Administrative staff

Customer Operations and Front of House

Reception Staff Rose Baker, Laura Battipaglia, Gina Benou, Amii Lowndes, Alex McCarthy, Fredi d'Orleans, Murray Shaw
Customer Operations Supervisor Andrew Fabian
Box Office Manager Gary Hallam
Duty Manager Ben Jones, Ohmeed Ahi
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


Development Officer – Corporate Giving Rob Abraham
Prospect Researcher Natalia Gomolka
Philanthropy Manager
Amy Ledingham
Development Officer – Individual Giving Omar Leon
Development Manager – Trusts and Foundations Elisa Murphy
Development Officer – Communications and Events Sarah Vaughan

Executive Office

Executive Assistant Justine Palmer
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
Library Assistant Jean Madden
Library Manager James Thornton

Communications and Marketing

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

RADA Festival

Festival Producer Jo Wiltshire

Short Courses

Shakespeare Awards Manager Jessica Bannister
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
Administrator Dee Doyle
Student Wellbeing Manager Tracy Keating
Senior Admissions and Registry Officer Jane Hanmer
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 Director Elizabeth Barber
Business Development and Client Manager Joe Barlow
Projects and Administration Katie Calvert
Training Operations Assistant Emma Elliot
Open Courses and Tutor Manager Katie Lightfoot
Executive Assistant to Director Katie McGrath
Training Operations and Office Manager Dominique McLean
Training Operations Assistant Sophie Mitchell
Training Operations Assistant Emma Moss
Training Operations Assistant Jess Price
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
Director of Strategy and Business Development Steve Wood
Client Manager Alice Younger