Patron: HM King Charles III

President: Aline Foriel-Destezet

Music Director: Vasily Petrenko

Principal Associate Conductor: Alexander Shelley

Composer-in-Association: Joe Hisaishi

Board of Directors

Chair: Andrew Storey
Vice Chair: Elisabeth Varlow
Acting Managing Director: Huw Davies

Lord Paul Boateng
Elizabeth Case (Liz Kistruck)
Joshua Cirtina
Patrick Flanaghan
Ben Hulme
Phillip Keller
Sali-Wyn Ryan

Trustees of the RPO Trust

John Bimson 
Sir Peter Ellwood CBE DL
Charles Fairweather
Andrew Storey

RPO Advisory Council

Michael Hayman MBE DL (Chair)
Sophie Gasperment (Vice Chair)
Tim Cagney
Mark Davy
Ariane Gorin
Ronan Harris
Dr Anna Mann
Richard Mountford
Daveena Ogene
Ricky Paugh
Kevin Rodrigues
Julia Royle
Bindesh Shah
Joyce Tai
Andrew Wates OBE DL
James Wright


Acting Managing Director: Huw Davies
PA and Recordings Assistant: Louisa Rosi


Director of Artistic Planning and Partnerships: Tom Philpott
Concerts Director: Frances Axford Evans
Concerts Manager: Michaela Higham
Concerts Coordinator: Minnie Elliott
Tours and Projects Manager: Rose Hooks
Tours Coordinator: Victoria Webber
General Manager, Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra: Peter Reynolds
Projects and Recordings Manager: Elli Clements
Senior Orchestra Manager: Kathy Balmain
Orchestra Manager: Rebecca Rimmington
Librarian: Patrick Williams
Transport and Stage Manager: Nathan Budden
Stage Manager: Dan Johnson
Orchestra Driver/Stage Assistant: Esther Ainsworth
Orchestral Driver (Part-time): Peter Lever
Office Equipment Warehouse Supervisor: Anna Ward

Business Development


Head of Sales and Marketing: Louise Williams
Digital Marketing Manager: Dennis Chan
Assistant Marketing Manager (Maternity Cover): Karolina Hracka
Print and Programme Manager: Doran Crowhurst
Content Coordinator: Tim Lutton
Marketing and Box Office Assistant: Miriam Franklin


Head of Development: David Sutherland
Individual Giving Manager: Henry Purser
Development Coordinator: Saba Tehrani
Marketing and Development Intern: Lauren Warner
Trusts and Foundations Manager: [position vacant]

RPO Resound

Director of Community and Education: Chris Stones
Community and Education Lead Producer: Hannah Foakes
Community and Education Project Manager: Claire Delcher
Community and Education Coordinator: Holly Isherwood


Finance Director: Ann Firth
Finance Officer: Tracy Newhouse
Finance Officer: William Cale
Finance Assistant: Verity Law
Office Manager: Georgia Carpenter

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