Her late Majesty The Queen


The former Prince of Wales

Vice President

The Lady Sarah Chatto


Dame Ninette de Valois OM CH DBE

Artist Laureate

Dame Darcey Bussell DBE

Artistic Director and CEO

Christopher Powney

Senior staff

Chief Operating Officer
Pippa Adamson

Academic & Pastoral Principal
David Gajadharsingh

Commercial Director
Carol Dray

Assistant Principal (Pastoral & Welfare)
Jill Tait-Harris

Head of Training & Access
Mark Annear

Head of Development
Jessica Dash

Head of Site Operations
Roger Atkinson

Compliance Officer
Jason Hughes

Healthcare Manager
Karen Sheriff

Head of Human Resources
Christian Gallagher

Senior Teacher White Lodge, Head of Modern Foreign Languages, Exams Officer
Stephanie Ritchie

Senior Teacher Upper School, Head of Degree Programme
Gail Graves

Artistic staff

Head of Artistic Programmes and Production

José Carayol

Artistic Manager of the Foundation Programme

Liane McRae

Artistic Manager of the Development Programme

Belinda Hatley

Artistic Manager of the Vocational and Pre-professional Programmes

Jessica Clarke

Foundation and Development Programme ballet teachers

Vocational and Pre-professional Programme ballet teachers

Resident Guest Teacher

Denzil Bailey

Royal Ballet Coach for the Pre-professional Programme

Zenaida Yanowsky

Contemporary Programme Manager

Didy Veldman

Choreographic Course Coordinator & Tutor

Mikaela Polley


View our governors

Chairman Christopher Rodrigues CBE

Carlos Acosta CBE

Delia Barker

Anna Birkett

Mary Breen

Suzi Brennan

Tom Clementi

Richard Dennen

David Ebstein

Annie Davis

Kevin O’Hare CBE

Craig Ranson

Zita Saurel

Nishi Somaiya

Su Wijeratna

Governor Emerita The Lady Sainsbury CBE

Advisory Council Emeriti

Dame Darcey Bussell DBE

Sir Anthony Dowell CBE

Dame Antoinette Sibley DBE

Sir Peter Wright CBE

Advisory Council

Carlos Acosta CBE

Kevin O’Hare CBE

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