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)
Judy Gibbons (Deputy Chair)
Martine d'Anglejan Chatillon
Alix Burge
Brian Eno
Carol Fairweather
Paul Goswell                      
Melanie Hall QC
Wol Kolade
James Lambert
Monica Monajem
Jonathan Newhouse                                                      
Julien Sevaux


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

Commercial Events and Development

Diana Spiegelberg (Deputy Director)

Jenny Freestone (Head of Commercial Events - maternity leave)
Lorraine Thorne (Acting Head of Commercial Events)
Stephanie Bevan-Moss (Deputy Head of Commercial Events - maternity leave)
Kara Clark (Deputy Head of Commercial Events)
Luci Sorrell (Business Development Manager)
Rebecca Moore (Senior Event Manager)
Hannah Newby (Event Manager)
Grace Reglinksi (Event Manager)
Sophie Leeson (Event Executive)
Nicole Douay (Events Assistant)

Andrew McGowan (Head of Major Gifts)
Hannah Struve (Brand Partnership Manager)
Amy Warner (Development Manager)
Natalie Howard (Development Manager - Trusts, Foundations & Individuals)

Finance, HR, Legal and IT

Samantha Gilburd (Chief Operating Officer)

Darren Heath (Head of Legal & Business Affairs)

Debbie Hackney (Head of Finance)
Kirsty Hunt (Business Services Manager)
Tanya Admans (Management Accountant)
Jennifer Waters (Senior Accounts Assistant, Receivables)
Federico Meini (Accounts Assistant, Payables)

Charlotte Rakhit (Head of HR)
Sophie Albon (HR Manager) 

Stuart Winter (Head of IT)
Richard Archer (IT Team Leader)
Rob McLellan (Senior Support Analyst)
Abdi Mohamud (Support Analyst)

Cultural Programme & Somerset House Studios

Marie McPartlin (Director of Studios and Producing)

Sophie Clark (Head of Exhibition Management)
Claire Catterall (Senior Curator)
Jonathan Powell (Curator)
Berta Zubrickaite (Exhibitions Manager)
Grace Perrett (Exhibitions Manager)
Ali Quine (Exhibitions Manager)

Karishma Rafferty (Curator: Public Realm & Partnerships)

Sophie Hewlett (Head of Producing)
Anya Tavkar (Production Manager – Events)
Joanna Green (née Holwell) (Producer)
Paul Elam (Producer)
Lucy Troy (Producing Coordinator)

Thomas Malcherczyk (Technical Production Manager)

Dhikshana Pering (Head of Engagement & Skills)
Sophie Greenstreet (Learning and Events Programmer)
George Collum (Learning Producer)
Scott Ramsay Kyle (Creative Careers Producer)
April Brown (Youth Participation & Outreach Coordinator)
Sophia Hinton-Lever (Engagement and Skills Coordinator)

Emma Hannon (Interim Head of Studios)
Stella Sideli (Artist Development Programme Curator)
Leonara Manyangadze (Programme Producer)
Huw Thomas (Assistant Producer, Programming and Digital)
Laurent John (Events Assistant)
Harry Leek (Studios Assistant)

Marketing and Press

Tom Robertson (Director of Marketing and Digital)
Richard Thompson (Marketing Manager)
Michelle Evans (Marketing Manager)
Daniel Roberts (Website Manager)
Eleanor Scott (Senior Digital Producer)
Kirstin Hay (2D Print and Design Manager)
Jian Wei Lim (Social Media Manager)
Kyle Jarvis (Ticketing & CRM Manager)
Hayley Spindler (Ticketing & CRM Officer)

Josephine Rodrigues (Director of PR)
Stephanie Pilling (née Lilley) (Deputy Head of PR)
Frances Teehan (Senior Press Officer)
Abigail Francis (Press Officer)

Property & Visitor Experience

Mick Figg (Head of Buildings)
Greg Van Duin (Head of Facilities Management)
Sam Wharton (Assistant Facilities Manager/Facilities Coordinator)

Penelope Wilmott (Head of Tenants & Retail)
Sarah Coleman (Resident Community Manager)
Jessica Lowe (née Linehan) (Buyer and Merchandising Manager)
Aniela Murphy (Resident Liaison Manager)
Jelica Obician (Exchange Manager)
Yemaya Amadora (Exchange Operations Coordinator)
Nastasia Kelly (née Tryphonos) (Resident Coordinator - maternity leave)
Katherine O’Sullivan (Resident Coordinator – maternity cover)
Laura Dowling (Resident Community Event Coordinator)
Jo Heap (Bookshop Manager)
Amy Austin (Retail Buyers Administrator)
Maria D’Souza (Receptionist)
Sally Dracott (Receptionist – maternity leave)
Tai Kolade (Receptionist & Meeting Room Facilitator)

Lee Thomson (Head of Visitor Experience)
Caroline Carter (Volunteer Programme Manager)
Heather Hammer (Visitor Experience Manager)
James Loweth (Visitor Experience Manager)
Hannah Downton (Visitor Experience Duty Manager)
Harriet Dopson (Customer Relations Officer)             

Creative Ambassadors

Brian Eno, Chair (Trustee)
Femi Adeymi
Laurie Anderson
Ruth Daniel
Es Devlin
Imogen Heap
Marcus Lyon
Fotini Markopoulou
Simon McBurney
Wayne McGregor

Development Advisory Board members

Monica Monajem, Chair (Trustee)
Rupert Adams
Maria Adonyeva
Felicia Brocklebank
Elizabeth Crompton-Batt
Karina de Brabant
Brendan Finucane QC
Harry Handelsman
Jeremy Joseph
Kanika Kumar
Camilla Lowther
Brooke Metcalfe
Caroline Michel
Lady Jill Ritblat OBE
Julien Sevaux (Trustee)
William Sieghart (Trustee)
Emma Sherrard Matthew