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
Paul Goswell
Sir Malcolm Grant
Laurence Green                                        
Melanie Hall QC
Jon Higgins
James Lambert                         
Marcus Lyon                     
Caroline Michel                
Mark Pain   
Julien Sevaux                                              


Jonathan Reekie CBE (Director)
Emma Hall (Executive Assistant to the Directorate)

Corporate Events and Development

Diana Spiegelberg (Deputy Director)

Jenny Freestone (Head of Corporate Events)
Dionne Alexander (Deputy Head of Events)
Rachel Booth (Business Development Manager, on maternity leave)
Emelia Smalley (Events Planner)
Rebecca Moore (Events Planner)
Stephanie Bevan-Moss (Business Development Manager)
Kara Clark (Business Development Manager)
Natasha Dickinson (Event Executive)
Luci Sorrell (Event Coordinator)
Sophie Albon (Events Administrator)

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

Finance, HR, Legal and IT

Susan Johnston (Chief Operating Officer)

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

Charlotte Rakhit (HR Manager)
Farhana Begum (HR Officer)
Sophie Albon (HR Administrator) 

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

Cultural Programme

Ceri Hand (Director of Programmes)

Claire Catterall (Senior Curator)
Rosie Wanek (Senior Exhibitions Manager)
Catherine Love (Exhibitions Coordinator, on maternity leave)
Taz Chappell (Exhibitions Coordinator, maternity cover)
Jonathan Powell (Assistant Curator)
Alice Quine (Exhibitions Assistant)

Karishma Rafferty (Curator, Public Programmes)
Grace Perrett (Exhibitions and Events Assistant)

Sophie Hewlett (Head of Producing)
Joanna Green (née Holwell) (Live Events Project Manager)
Paul Elam (Live Events Producer)
Catherine Stroud (Live Events Assistant)

Annette Richardson (Learning and Participation Programme Manager)
Sophie Greenstreet (Learning and Events Programmer)
Verity Richards (Participation and Outreach Coordinator)
George Collum (Learning Content Coordinator)
Ellie Wright (Learning Coordinator)

Somerset House Studios

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

Marketing and Press

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 (Director of PR)
Stephanie Pilling (née Lilley) (Deputy Head of PR)
Francesca Hughes (Senior Press Officer)
Adam Roberts (Junior Press Officer)

Property & Visitor Experience

Jonathan Dean (Director of Property)

Mick Figg (Head of Buildings)
Greg Van Duin (Senior Facilities and Operations Manager)

Penelope Wilmott (Head of Tenants & Retail)
Sarah Coleman (Resident Community Manager)
Jessica Linehan (Retail Manager)
Aniela Murphy (Membership & Tenant Liaison)
Jo Heap (Bookshop Manager)
Clare Jones (Tenant Coordinator)
Amy Austin (Retail Buyers Administrator)
Amy Perrett (Receptionist)
Sally Dracott (Receptionist)

Lee Thomson (Senior Visitor Experience Manager)
Caroline Carter (Volunteers Manager)
Kelly Moffitt (Duty Manager)
Petra Schtirba (Gallery Operations Manager)
Tesfaldet Kidane (Duty Manager)
James Loweth (Visitor Experience Manager)
Edel McGrath (Visitor Experience Manager)