A crowd assembled for the launch of 'UTOPIA 2016'

Our Team

The Director of Somerset House Trust is Jonathan Reekie CBE.


William Sieghart CBE (Chair)
Tony Elliott
Brian Eno
Judy Gibbons
Sir Malcolm Grant
Laurence Green
Melanie Hall                                 
Jon Higgins
James Lambert                         
Marcus Lyon                     
Caroline Michel                
Mark Pain                                
Nitin Sawhney
Julien Sevaux                  


Jonathan Reekie CBE (Director)
Diana Spiegelberg (Deputy Director)
Susan Johnston (Chief Operating Officer)
Jonathan Dean (Property Director)
Emma Hall (Executive Assistant to the Directorate)

Corporate Events
Jenny Freestone (née Smith) (Head of Corporate Events)
Dionne Alexander (Deputy Head of Events)
Joanne Dunne (Business Development Manager, on maternity leave)
Rachel Booth (Business Development Manager, on maternity leave)
Amelia Veness (Senior Events Planner)
Emelia Smalley (Events Planner) 
Stephanie Moss (Business Development Manager)
Kara Clark (Business Development Manager)
Natasha Dickinson (Events Co-ordinator)
Freya Gosling (Events Executive)
Sophie Albon (Events Administrator)
Luci Sorrell (Event Sales Assistant)

Leonora Gummer (Donor Development)
Jude Skipwith (Brand Partnerships Manager)

Exhibitions and Learning
Claire Catterall (Director of Exhibitions and Learning)
Rosie Wanek (Senior Exhibitions Manager)
Annette Richardson (Learning and Participation Programme Manager)
Catherine Love (Exhibitions Co-ordinator)
Jonathan Powell (Assistant Curator)
Alice Quine (Exhibitions Assistant)
Karishma Rafferty (Curator, Learning and Events)
Sophie Greenstreet (Learning and Events Programmer)
George Collum (Learning Content Co-ordinator)
Verity Richards (Participation and Outreach Co-ordinator)
Grace Perrett (Exhibitions & Events Assistant)

Katie Penny (Head of Finance)
Amit Auluck (Management Accountant)
Maxine Plunkett (Ledger Manager)
Thomas Lewis (Management Accounts Assistant)

Charlotte Rakhit (HR Manager)
Farhana Begum (HR Officer, on maternity leave)

Luke Price (Head of IT)
Vicky Sawyer (Business Centre Manager)

Live Events
Charlotte Nimmo (Head of Live Events)
Joanna Holwell (Live Events Project Manager)
Paul Elam (Live Events Producer)
Catherine Stroud (Live Events Assistant)

Marketing and Digital
Tom Robertson (Director of Marketing and Digital)
Richard Thompson (Marketing Manager)
Daniel Roberts (Website Manager)
Eleanor Scott (Digital Content Producer)
Kirstin Hay (2D Print and Design Manager)
Jian Wei Lim (Marketing Officer)

Josephine Rodrigues (Head of PR, on maternity leave)
Stephanie Lilley (Acting Head of PR)
Francesca Hughes (Senior Press Officer)
Victoria Heald (Press Officer)
Adam Roberts (PR Assistant)

Mick Figg (Head of Buildings)
Greg Van Duin (Operations Manager)
Penelope Wilmott (Head of Tenants & Retail)
Eleanor Whitley (Creative Enterprise Manager)
Sarah Coleman (Community Co-ordinator, Maternity Cover)
Jessica Linehan (Retail Manager)
Aniela Murphy (Membership & Tenant Liaison Officer)
Jo Heap (Bookshop Manager)
Amy Austin (Retail Buyers Administrator)
Clare Jones (Tenant Co-ordinator)
Sally Dracott (Receptionist)

Somerset House Studios
Marie McPartlin (Director, Somerset House Studios)
Emma Hannon (Studio Manager)
Leonara Manyangadze (Producing Assistant)

Visitor Experience
Lee Thomson (Senior Visitor Services Manager)
Caroline Carter (Volunteers Manager)
Kelly Moffitt (Duty Manager)
Petra Schtirba (Gallery Operations Manager)
Tesfaldet Kidane (Weekend Assistant Duty Manager)