Management

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Board of Directors

Rod Sims AO Chairman
Professor Warren Bebbington AM
Warwick Bray
Jonathan Feder
Jane Hansen AO
Michelle Kam
Deena Shiff
Andrew Sisson AO


Chief Executive Officer Fiona Allan
Artistic Director Jo Davies

Office of the CEO

Head of Public Affairs Simone Bird

Executive Support

Executive Assistant Kate Hamilton

Artistic Unit

Senior Manager, Artistic Joanne Goodman
Manager, Orchestra Emma In der Maur
Orchestra Production Manager Rhonda Jones
Deputy Orchestra Manager Stevan Pavlovic
Orchestra Production Coordinator Andrew Collins
Orchestra Coordinator Angela Moore
Manager, Artistic Li Li Fisher
Manager, Chorus and Music Staff Isabella Sampson
Coordinator, Artistic Rebecca Mychael
Senior Music Librarian Peter Alexander
Music Librarian Jennifer Fung
Assistant Music Editor Noel Grove

Productions Unit

Senior Producers Katherine Budd, Pella Gregory, Ruth Thomas
Producers Grant Lowe, Lisa Mullineux
Associate Producers Dwan Delker, Todd Eichorn, Katie Flood, Katharine Head, Phoebe Lane, Tyrone White
Productions Coordinator Erica Hughes
Productions Administrators Emily Judd, Joshua Broadbent
Company Administrator Alexandra Piro
Company Assistant Jaimee-Lee Camkin

Technical Unit

Technical Director Chris Yates
Senior Manager, Production and Delivery Mitchell Dunn
Senior Manager, Technical Operations Kelly Spice
Production Managers Andreas Kliebenschadel, Ryan Paine, Chris Potter, Pablo Puig
Production Coordinators Joanna Amorelli, Georgia Grayson, Dominic Jones
Facilities Coordinator Sam Street
Facilities Assistant Olivia Hector, Mathew Hughes, Oliver Iacono, Aleksandar Milinkovic
Site and Technical Lead Joanna Amorelli
Technical Production Administrator
Miki Nishimura
Head of Stage Management Phillip Serjeant
Stage Managers
Garry Alcorn, Benjamin Lynch, Karen McGregor
Assistant Stage Managers Philippa Morey, Olivia Sellers
Head of Lighting Jason Morphett
Head Flyman
Rob Bristow
Deputy Heads of Lighting
John Llewelyn, Jake Mortimer
Lighting Supervisor Reyne Perry
Head Mechanist Jeremy McComish
Deputy Head Mechanists Ryan Drum, John Mackay
Mechanist Supervisors Whetu Haddon, Philip Kellett
Advanced Mechanists Peter Cull, Isaac Morris
Head of Flys Rob Bristow
Deputy Head of Flys Stephen Bancroft
Head of Props Stephen Adamson
Deputy Head of Props Ju Yu (Genii) Chien
Sound and Vision Manager Gavin Pawsey

Head of Performing Wardrobe Hamish Peters
Head of Performing, Wigs, Hair and Makeup Coleta Carbonell Martinez
Deputy Head of Performing Wigs, Hair and Makeup Fiona Cooper-Sutherland
Wigs and Wardrobe Manager Rebecca Ritchie
Wardrobe Technical Supervisor Thorsten Ohst
Senior Ladies Cutters Cheryl Pike
Deputy Supervisors Wardrobe Erika Schwarz
Wardrobe Production Coordinators Jessica Grantham, Hannah Lobelson, Cassandra Pascoli
Wardrobe Buyer Miranda Brock
Costume Technician Sasha Wisniowski
Wardrobe Technical Supervisor (Stores) Bonnie-Louise Harris
Wardrobe Alterations Technician Hanneke Raanhuis
Wardrobe Technicians Emily Barker, Isabelle Batchelor, Julie-Anne Beach, Natalie Beeson, Angeline Cheah, Eva Di Paolo, Scott Falzon, Tussanee Hendricks, Kate Herrett, Orana Talbot
Wardrobe Assistants Stephanie Coe
Head of Wigs Manufacturing Carla D'Annunzio
Deputy Wigs Supervisor Stefanie Paglialonga
Wigs Technicians Lynn Coubrough
Technician (Milliner) Rebecca Read
Manufacturing Administrator Zoe Zhiying Li

Workshop Manager
Tim Madden
Senior Technical Draughtsperson David Spark
Technical Draughtsperson Nina McDonald
Senior Supervisor Carpentry Charles Chen
Deputy Supervisors Carpentry Robert Dai, Mitchell Ramsey, Michael Vogt
Senior Supervisor Metal Work Adam Christie
Deputy Supervisors Metal Work Arend Beekhoven, Gregory Cullen
Senior Supervisor Scenic Art Emelia Simcox
Deputy Supervisor Scenic Art Meg Roberts
Head of Props Manufacturing Roswitha Adldinger
Deputy Supervisors Props Manufacturing Carlos Johnson, Jo-Anne Parkin, Kenneth Villa
Props Maker Sergio Hernandez
Props Buyer Martin Jay

Head of Stores, Sydney William Dunshea
Stores Supervisor, Melbourne Rory Verrenkamp
Stores Project Manager Jeremy McComish

Finance

Chief Operating Officer Simon Militano
Senior Project Manager Vanessa Barton
Group Financial Controller Michael Johnson
Head of Budgets and Planning Liam Gretgrix
Financial Planning & Analysis Manager Taylor Brook
Finance Manager Annette Wong
Financial Accountant Xena Li
Assistant Accountant Fanny Limanto
Accounts and Systems Officer Helen Li
Accounts Payable Officer Sumitha Puthukudy
IT Manager Rasim Ustun
Payroll Manager Elisa Alecci
Business Analyst John Rixon
Payroll Officer Carla Nahlous
Manager, Governance and Legal Reena Rihan
Projects Lead Lucy Tesoriero

Marketing & Communications

Marketing & Communications Director Simon Meilak
Senior Manager, Communications Janet Glover
Sales & Customer Relations Manager Byron McDonald
Head of Marketing & Tourism Marketing Sophie Anderson
Senior Marketing Manager, CRM, Digital & Analytics Phillip Booth
Marketing Manager, Musicals & Special Events Amy Church
Marketing Manager, Content & Social Media Ben Neutze
Digital Marketing Officer Jasmine Lam
Marketing Coordinator Jennifer Shen
Senior Publicist Christy Seddon
Publicist Caitlin Eames
PR Coordinator Lorraine Chakma

Tourism Administrators Micah Heazlewood, Christopher Wale
Video Producer Joshua Dang
Customer Service Administrator Andrew Castle
Ticketing Operations Administrators Stephen Haimes, Jennifer Horler, Christine Robb
Ticketing Administrator Emma Kersey
Customer Service Assistants Robert Bevan, Colleen Davies, Monique Jacobsen, Daniel Macey, Bobby McKenzie, Laurence Stark, Wendy Strehlow

Development

Development Director Chantal Lewis
Philanthropy Manager, Sydney Rebecca Oxenbould
Philanthropy Manager, Melbourne Melissa Stark
Partnerships Manager Rob Hamer Jones
Partnerships Lead Mason Stanton
Events Lead Belinda Thomas
Development Administrator Sabrina Jelicic

People Team

Head of People Maddy Heanly
People Business Partner Amanda Lee
Senior Manager Internal Communications Lynda Proude
Head of Safety and Wellbeing Adam Watson
Head of Workplace Relations Greg Moses
People Co-Ordinator Michael Sebalj
People and Safety Coordinator Jess Owen
Workplace Health and Safety Business Partner Liana Fairhall

Opera Australia Capital Fund

General Manager Nicholas Selman
Manager Naomi Johnson
Administrator Jennifer Meek