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Chief Executive Jim Beirne
Emeritus Artistic Director Max Roberts
Artistic Director Joe Douglas (starts Monday 9 April)
PA to CEO and Finance Assistant Clare Overton

Customer Services
Customer Service Team Leader Nichola Ivey
Duty Manager Michael Davies
Duty Manager Ben Young

Creative Programme
Creative Producer Graeme Thompson
Creative Programme Administrator John Dawson

Children and Young People
Children and Young People's Programme Leader Helen Green
Senior Creative Associate Children and Young People Paul James
Creative Associate Children and Young People Christina Castling
Creative Associate Children and Young People Toni McElhatton
Live Tales Volunteer Coordinator Izzie Hutchinson

Technical & Production
Production Manager Drummond Orr
Technical & Digital Manager Dave Flynn
Technician Craig Spence

Operations & Finance
Operations Director Wendy Barnfather
Finance Manager Antony Robertson
Finance Officer Catherine Moody

Director Development & Enterprise Lucy Bird
Development & Events Officer Caitrin Innis

Marketing & Communications
Marketing & Communications Manager Cait Read
Marketing & Communications Officer (Digital) Lisa Campbell
Marketing & Communications Officer (CRM & Data) Kate Stacey


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