Founder

Dame Ninette de Valois OM CH DBE

Patron

HM The Queen

President

HRH The Prince of Wales

Vice President

The Lady Sarah Chatto

Artist Laureate

Dame Darcey Bussell DBE

Artistic Director

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

Artistic Manager of the Vocational and Pre-professional Programmes
Jessica Clarke

Vocational and Pre-professional Programme ballet teachers
Zhanat Atymtayev
Ricardo Cervera
Daria Klimentová
Paul Lewis
Nicola Tranah

Resident Guest Teacher
Denzil Bailey

Coach for the Pre-professional Programme
Zenaida Yanowsky

Artistic Manager of the Foundation Programme
José Carayol

Artistic Manager of the Development Programme
Hope Keelan
Belinda Hatley

Foundation and Development Programme ballet teachers
Giacomo Ciriaci
Valeri Hristov
Nicola Katrak
Kenta Kura
Liane McRae
Carol-Anne Millar

Contemporary Programmer Manager
Didy Veldman

Choreographic Course Coordinator & Tutor
Mikaela Polley

Governors

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Chairman Christopher Rodrigues CBE

Carlos Acosta CBE

Justin Albert OBE

Anna Birkett

Suzi Brennan

Tom Clementi

David Ebstein

Janet Lambert

Menna McGregor

Kevin O’Hare CBE

Craig Ranson

Zita Saurel

Nishi Somaiya

Dr Stephen Spurr

Kenneth Steele

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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