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


David Whelton

Managing Director

Hannah Barkley

Personal Assistant to the Managing Director & Concerts Department Assistant


Fiona Martin

Deputy Managing Director

James Williams

Director, UK Programme and Creative Projects

Natasha Riordan-Eva

Manager, London Season

Rachel Jones

Manager, Regional Concerts and Projects

Cate Hall

Tours Manager

Position Vacant

Administrative Assistant, Concerts Department

Alex Hill

Regional Concerts and Projects Assistant

Melanie Sanders

Personal Assistant to Esa-Pekka Salonen

Cath Welsby

Orchestra Personnel Manager

David Thomas

Assistant Orchestra Personnel Manager

Tim Cotter

Orchestra Librarian

Hannah Bellamy

Assistant Orchestra Librarian

Steve Brown

Stage / Transport Manager

Barry Brown

Assistant Stage / Transport Manager


Jonathan Kuhles

Development Director

Natalie Adams

Corporate Development Manager

Sarah Atkinson

Individual Giving Manager

Emma Kjellin

Friends Manager

Alaina Patterson

Development and Events Assistant

Patrick Reardon-Morgan

Individual Giving Assistant

Jennifer Pattison

Trusts and Foundations Consultant


Tim Woodall

Marketing Director

Isla MacLeod

Marketing Manager, London Season

Murray Goulstone

Box Office Manager

Lucy Cook

Marketing Coordinator

Kitty Watkins

Marketing Coordinator, Residencies and Regional Concerts

Lucy Breaks

Programme Editor


Luke Ritchie

Digital Director

Marina Vidor

Digital Producer

William Gregg


Stephanie Clarke

Digital Projects Manager

Jessie Rodger

Assistant Producer

Sam Hoffman

IT Manager

Eleanor Litten

Front End Developer / Designer


Alexandra Brierley

Director of Education

Fflur Huysmans

Education Projects Manager

Catherine Bullough

Education Assistant


Kate Sheerin

Finance Director and Company Secretary

Francisca Onwuka

Financial Controller

Christina Macpherson

Players' Fees Administrator

Gemma Charlton

Finance and Office Administrator

Arts Management Training Programme

Sofia Guntelberg

Development Department Trainee

Position Vacant

Digital Trainee

Position Vacant

Education Trainee

Mairi Warren

Marketing Trainee


Michael Hurwitz



For more information, please contact: Tim Woodall

Patron & Council of Management


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


Mr Vincent Meyer

Council of Management

Mr. Alistair Mackie (Chairman)

Ms Kira Doherty (Deputy Chair)

Mr. Robin O’Neill (Deputy Chair)

Mr. Nathaniel Anderson-Frank

Mr. Laurent Ben Slimane

Mr. Michael Fuller

Mr. A Michael Hoffman

Ms Sarah Oates

Mr. David Snowdon

Mr. Timothy Walden

The Revd John Wates OBE

David Whelton Hon. RCM OBE

Philharmonia Trust

Sir Sydney Lipworth QC (President)

Mr A. Michael Hoffman (Chairman)

Mr Geoff Richards Hon. RCM (Deputy Chairman)

Mr Hubert Best

Mr Michael Brindle QC

Mr Daan Knottenbelt

Mr Florian Leonhard

Mr. Alistair Mackie

Sir Peter Middleton

Mr Laurence Modiano

Mr Saul Nathan

Dr David Potter CBE

Baroness Prashar of Runnymede CBE

The Dowager Viscountess Rothermere

Mr Stephen Warshaw

The Revd John Wates OBE

Mr David Whelton Hon.RCM OBE

Ms Julia Zilberman

Finance Committee

Mr Hubert Best (Chairman)

Mr Rupert Darbyshire

Ms Kira Doherty

Mr James Donald-Adkin

Mr. Alistair Mackie

Mr. Robin O’Neill

Mr David Snowdon

The Revd John Wates OBE

Mr David Whelton Hon.RCM OBE

Business Development Committee

Mr Guy Bellamy (Chairman)

Mr Mark Bromley

Mr Mark Davis

Ms Julia Goldin

Mr Alexander Kuttab

Mr Justin Pennington

Mr David Stern

Ms Katherine White

Development Committee

Mrs Carol Wates (Chairman)

Mrs Helen Bradlow (Co Vice-Chairman)

Mrs Shimona Cowan (Co Vice-Chairman)

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

Friends Committee, London

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

Friends Committee, Bedford

Mr Jeremy Arthern (Chairman)

Mr Ivan Flack

Mrs Pam Fletcher

Miss Joan Howe

Mrs Lesley Jones

Dr John Kirman

Mr Peter Over

Ms June Turner

Friends Committee, Leicester

Mr Neil Roberts (Chairman)

Mrs Hilary Blackmore

The Revd Diane Johnson

Mr Ken Jones

Mrs Christine Jones

Mr Bryan Lewis

Mrs Nicki Little

Mr Douglas Smith