Meet our Team

Our dedicated team are at the heart of everything we can do.

Whether they’re our technicians, front of house staff, directors, education team, and volunteers, everyone is important and valued here. Together they build bridges, connect with communities and support all to make the arts accessible and exciting for all.

Professor David Ekserdjian, Keeper of the University Art Collection

Oversees the University Art Collection including acquisitions and display.

Clare Fox, PA to the Director

Provides diary management and administration for the Director.

Noreen Gallagher, Planning and Commercial Operations Manager & Volunteer Coordinator

Operational management of the venue and its commercial programmes. Runs the centre’s volunteer programme, dealing with enquiries, running training and inductions and supervising volunteers on a day-to-day basis.

Rachel Graves, Visual Arts Officer

Curates the exhibitions programme in the galleries and presents at least 3 shows a year.

John Kirby, Programming Manager

Booking programme of performances and events. Developing artistic collaborations and commissioning in the Hall.

Stephen Escott, Theatre and Gallery Technician

Technical legend.

Andrew Fletcher, Director

Provides strategic leadership across all functions of the organisation.

Kate Foster, Planning and Commercial Operations Manager & Retail Administrator

Operational management of the venue and its commercial programmes. Selects items for the shop and runs the seasonal craft fairs.

Pasha Kincaid, Youth Programmes Coordinator

Leading the Inclusive Youth Arts Programme and NextGen. Creatives projects with young people.

Raminder Mallett, Front of House Administrator

Member of the Front of House team, greeting our communities and helping with performances and creative courses.

Paige Manning, Marketing Officer

Coordinating the organisation’s marketing activities.

Rizwana Parkar, Finance Assistant

All aspects of financial processing.

Hannah Pillai, Programme Coordinator

Inclusive Youth Arts Programme & Next Gen. Creatives

Marianne Pape, Learning and Outreach Manager

Leads the Learning and Outreach programme and team. Collaborates with all areas of our public programme, particularly on resource development for exhibitions; festival outreach and supports creative health and wellbeing programmes with the School of Medicine.

Mita Solanky, Weekend Venue Officer

Day to day management of weekend activities. Overseeing invigilator rotas.

Kathy Sykes, Evening Front of House Assistant

First point of contact for customers in the evenings, takes bookings through Box Office, liaises with porters, artists and tutors.

Sunita Tailor, Digital Marketing Assistant

Lead on digital marketing including social media campaigns, photography and general marketing enquiries in absence of the Marketing Officer.

Leon Taylor, Catering Assistant in Attenborough Arts Centre Café

Orla Toland, Learning Assistant

Assisting the learning team in the development of the programme, outreach and inclusive practices.

Jeremy Webster, Deputy Director

Operational and financial management, overseeing Visual and Public Art.

Keeley Woolaston, Catering Assistant in Attenborough Arts Centre Café

Maria Pamela Vivas, Curatorial Trainee