Who We Are - Arcola Theatre

Who We Are


Artistic Director
Mehmet Ergen

Executive Producer
Leyla Nazli

Executive Director
Ben Todd

Associate Director
Jack Gamble

Richard Speir

Assistant Producer
Emma Attwell

New Work Assistant
Eleanor Dawson

Finance & Operations

Operations Manager
Natalja Derendiajeva

Finance Manager
Steve Haygreen

Finance Assistant
Marcela Rojas

IT Manager and Software Developer
Nick Cripps

IT Assistant and Software Developer
Oliver Brill

Health and Safety Manager
Charlotte Croft

Health and Safety Assistant
Miriam Mahony

Sustainability Assistant
Helen Freudenberg


Participation Manager
Bec Martin-Williams

Participation Coordinator
Rach Skyer


Head of Production
Geoff Hense

Chief Technician
Michael Paget

Front of House

Front of House & Box Office Manager
Norna Yau

Front of House & Box Office Assistant Manager / Access Development Manager
James York

Front of House Supervisors
Emily Jones, Mary Roubos

Suber Kemal Sabit

Arcola Bar

Events and Operations Manager
Nadja Bering Ovesen


Gabriel Gbadamosi, Lynne McKenzie, Jack Shepherd, Abdullah Tercanli

Development Board

Graham Benson (chair), Roger Bradburn, Andrew Cripps, Stuart Honey

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