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

Christopher Powney

CEO (interim)

Christopher Rodrigues CBE

Executive Leadership Team

Chief Operating Officer
Pippa Adamson

Academic & Pastoral Principal
David Gajadharsingh

Chief Commercial Officer
Carol Dray

Senior staff

Director of Training and Access
Mark Annear

Head of Site Operations
Roger Atkinson

Head of Associates and Primary Steps Programmes
Victoria Collinson

Director of Development
Jessica Dash

Director of Human Resources
Christian Gallagher

Senior Teacher Upper School, Head of Degree Programme
Andy Granville

Head of Marketing and Communications
Dorothy Greenfield

Director of Compliance and Risk
Jason Hughes

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

Head of Finance
Bonita Scaysbrook

Head of Healthcare
Karen Sheriff

Assistant Principal (Pastoral and Welfare)
Jill Tait-Harris

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


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Chairman Anna Birkett (interim)

Carlos Acosta CBE

Delia Barker

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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