Here you can find out more about the Philharmonia Orchestra's Administration team, Patron, Council of Management, Trust and committees.


David Whelton

Managing Director

Bethan Lloyd

Personal Assistant to the Managing Director


Fiona Martin

Deputy Managing Director

James Williams

Director, Residencies & Regional Programme

Frankie Hutchinson

Tours Manager

Natasha Riordan-Eva

Manager, London Season

Rachel Jones

Manager, Regional Concerts & Projects

Sarah Bennett

Concerts & Tours Assistant

Thomas Spurgin

Regional Concerts & Projects Assistant

Melanie Sanders

Personal Assistant to Esa-Pekka Salonen

Per Hedberg

Orchestra Personnel Manager

David Thomas

Assistant Orchestra Personnel Manager

Tim Cotter


Steve Brown

Stage / Transport Manager

Kearin Duggan

Assistant Transport Manager

Hannah Barkley

Concerts Trainee

Abbey Sanders

Library Trainee


Jonathan Kuhles

Development Director

Mairi Sinclair

Deputy Development Director (on Maternity Leave)

Andrew Neilson

Senior Manager, Trusts and Foundations

Christina Hickman

Corporate Development Manager (Maternity Cover)

Scott Sheridan

Individual Giving Manager

Catherine Thomson

Development Coordinator

Ruth Knight

Development Assistant

Isabel Harvey-Kelly

Development Trainee


Alice Walton

Marketing Director

Jim Follett

Senior Marketing Manager

Isla MacLeod

Marketing Manager, Residencies and Regional Concerts

Alex Prideaux

Marketing Assistant

Victoria Stilwell

Marketing Trainee

Murray Goulstone

Box Office Manager

Lucy Breaks

Programme Editor


position vacant

Head of Digital

Marina Vidor

Digital Producer

Hans Biørn-Lian

Digital Production Manager

Douglas Robertson


Jessie Rodger

Digital Assistant

Stephanie Clarke

Assistant Production Manager

Sam Delves

Digital Trainee


Lindsay Wilson

Director of Education

Fflur Huysmans

Education Coordinator

Rachel Caccia

Education Assistant

traineeship vacant

Education Trainee


Charles Tait

Finance Director

Francisca Onwuka

Financial Controller

Christina Macpherson

Players' Fees Administrator

Victoria Phillips

Assistant Management Accountant

Luke Ritchie

IT Manager

Ben Brooke

Senior IT Engineer

Michael Hurwitz



Jane Hooper

Audiences Project Manager

Laura Callaghan

Education Manager

Gemma Ward

Project Co-ordinator (Plymouth)

Laura Forster

Project Co-ordinator (Torbay)

Claire Eason-Bassett

Recruitment and Communication Manager

Patron & Council of Management


HRH The Prince of Wales KG, KT, GCB, OM


Mr Vincent Meyer

Council of Management

Mr Gideon Robinson (Chairman)

Mr Richard Birchall (Deputy Chairman)

Ms Ellen Blythe

Ms Deirdre Cooper

Mr Michael Fuller

Mr A Michael Hoffman

Mr Vincent Meyer

Mr Simon Oliver

Mr Laurent Ben Slimane

Mr David Snowdon

Mr Michael Turner

The Revd John Wates

Mr David Whelton

Philharmonia Trust

Sir Sydney Lipworth QC (President)

Mr A. Michael Hoffman (Chairman)

Mr Geoff Richards (Deputy Chairman)

Mr Hubert Best

Mr Philip Green

Mr Daan Knottenbelt

Mr Florian Leonhard

Sir Peter Middleton

Mr Gideon Robinson

Dr David Potter CBE

The Dowager Viscountess Rothermere

Mr Stephen Rubin OBE

Mr Stephen Warshaw

The Revd John Wates

Mr David Whelton

Finance Committee

Mr Hubert Best (Chairman)

Mr Raj Bhatia

Mr Rupert Darbyshire

Mr James Donald-Adkin

Mr Richard Birchall

Mr Gideon Robinson

Mr David Snowdon

The Revd John Wates

Mr David Whelton

Business Development Committee

Mr Philip Green (Chairman)

Mr Guy Bellamy

Mr Mark Bromley

Ms Jackie Daldorph

Mr Richard Jones

Ms Penny Lovell

Mr Ian Sewell

Mr David Stern

Mrs Juliet Strachan

Leicester Business Development Group

Mr David Brunton

Mr Henry Doyle

Development Committee

Mrs Carol Wates (Chairman)

Mrs Helen Bradlow (Co Vice-Chairman)

Mrs Shimona Cowan (Co Vice-Chairman)

Mr James Donald-Adkin

Mrs Joscelyn Fox

Mrs Gillian Frumkin

Mrs Yvonne Gill

Mrs Tina Granville

Mrs Latifa Kosta

Mrs Chrisanthy Lemos

Mrs Jill Llewellyn

Mrs Mercedes Hoffman

Mrs Sara Nash

Mrs Sylvia Scheuer

Mrs Giovanna Tomacelli de Aristimuno

Dr Yvonne Winkler

London Friends Committee

Mrs Gillian Frumkin (Chairman)

Mr Raj Bhatia

Mr David Bird

Mr Stanley Clayman

Mr Richard Dening

Mrs Tina Granville

Mrs Margaret Hawkins

Mr Martyn Jones

Mr Julian Milone

Mrs Alison Shepherd

Mrs Linda Taggart

Ms Caroline Tate

Mrs Giovanna Tomacelli de Aristimuno

Mrs Carol Wates

Bedford Friends Committee

Mr Ivan Flack (Chairman)

Mr Jeremy Arthern

Mrs Pam Fletcher

Miss Joan Howe

Mrs Lesley Jones

Dr John Kirman

Mr Peter Over

Ms June Turner

Leicester Friends Committee

Mr Neil Roberts (Chairman)

Mr Richard Barnes

Mrs Hilary Blackmore

The Revd Diane Johnson

Mr Ken Jones

Mrs Christine Jones

Mr Bryan Lewis

Mr Douglas Smith