Scottish Opera employs over 100 staff members⁠—from singers to stage managers to planning to press— to create opera of a world-class standing right here in Scotland.

Scottish Opera is based in Glasgow, at two main locations:

Administration, Marketing, Press, Graphics, Fundraising, Planning, Finance and Human Resources staff are based at:
39 Elmbank Crescent, Glasgow, G2 4PT
0141 248 4567

Our Technical and Education teams are based at:
Scottish Opera Production Studios, 40 Edington Street, Glasgow G4 9RD
0141 332 9559

General Director

  1. Alex Reedijk

Music Director

  1. Stuart Stratford


  1. Jane Davidson

    Director of Outreach & Education

  2. Marissa Bradshaw

    Senior Producer

  3. RoseAnn Gross

    Associate Producer

  4. Katie Poulter

    Executive Producer

  5. Anna Work

    Education Administrator


  1. Robert Dickson

    Head of Lighting

  2. Andrew Burnside

    Lighting Chargehand

  3. Barry McDonald

    Lighting & Audio Visual Chargehand

  4. Neil Foulis

    Lighting Programmer


  1. Steven McBride

    Maintenance Manager

  2. Jean Duncan

    Health & Safety Administrator

  3. Jim Murray

    Maintenance Support

  4. John Somerville

    Maintenance Technician


  1. Judith Patrickson

    Director of Finance

  2. Elaine Douglas

    Finance Officer

  3. Pauline Hodgert

    Finance Officer

  4. Lorraine Kelly

    Finance Officer

  5. Stephen Wilkie-McFarlane

    Finance Manager


  1. Kirsten Howie

    Director of Fundraising

  2. Nicola Smith

    Head of Donor Development

  3. Rishaad Ait El Moudden

    Trust Fundraising Manager

  4. Kevin Beck

    Customer Relationship Data Manager

  5. Carole Gallen

    Donor Development Manager

  6. Lorna Gibson

    Events Manager

  7. Grace Lyon

    Patrons Manager

  8. Sarah McCleery

    Fundraising Support Officer

General Director's Office

  1. Mary Macconnachie

    PA to General Director and Director of Marketing & Communications

Human Resources

  1. Catherine Shaw

    Human Resources Manager

  2. Laura Lee

    Human Resources Advisor


  1. Caroline Dooley

    Director of Marketing & Communications

  2. Catriona Downie

    Head of Marketing

  3. Antonia Bain

    Digital Content Producer

  4. Christine Irvine

    Senior Marketing Officer

  5. Mikey Lland

    Graphic Designer

  6. Helen Macdonald

    Marketing Officer

  7. Hannah Salvi

    Marketing Officer

  8. Tess Wood

    Graphic Design Manager


  1. Stuart Stratford

    Music Director

  2. Derek Clark

    Head of Music

  3. Gordon Grant


  4. Iona Jack

    Music & Chorus Administrator

  5. Fiona MacSherry

    Repetiteur and Vocal Coach

  6. Jonathon Cole-Swinard

    Chorus Master

  7. Susannah Wapshott

    Associate Chorus Master and Repetiteur


  1. Jay Allen

    Orchestra & Concerts Director

  2. Barry Inglis

    Technical Coordinator

  3. Noel Mann

    Orchestra Technician

  4. Brian Murphy

    Orchestra Technician / HGV Driver

  5. Heather North

    Orchestra Coordinator


  1. Vivienne Wood

    Director of Planning

  2. Kenny Boyd

    Deputy Company Manager

  3. Sarah-Jane Davies

    Head of Casting

  4. Roxana Haines

    Staff Director

  5. Shuna McCallum

    Planning Manager

  6. Dawn Rawcliffe

    Touring Manager

  7. Margaret Sloan

    Auditions & Artists' Administrator

  8. Lynn Tonner

    Company Manager

  9. Jackie Whyte

    Assistant to the Director of Planning and PA to Music Director


  1. Emily Henderson (Maternity Leave)

    Press Manager

  2. Julie McLaughlin

    Press Officer


  1. Leeanne Murdoch

    Receptionist, Elmbank Crescent

  2. Claire Donnelly

    Receptionist, Production Studios


  1. Ben Howell

    Head of Stage

  2. Stephen Fulton


  3. Martin Wooley

    Assistant Head of Stage

Stage Management

  1. John Duncan

    Resident Stage Manager

  2. Kieron Johnson

    Resident Assistant Stage Manager

  3. Donald Ross

    Resident Deputy Stage Manager


  1. Andrew Storer

    Technical Director

  2. Joanne Daly

    Technical Hire Coordinator (part-time)

  3. Liz McGowan

    Technical Administrator

  4. Amy Wilson

    Production Manager


  1. Brian Mitchell

    Transport Manager

  2. Archie McLaren

    Head Driver


  1. Lorna Price

    Head of Costume

  2. Gloria del Monte

    Wardrobe Mistress

  3. Yolanda Brook

    Costume Maker

  4. Danielle Durieu

    Costume Maker

  5. Sara Löfgren

    Wardrobe Cutter and Workroom Manager


  1. Edd Smith

    Workshop Manager

  2. Gordon Clements

    Carpenter & CNC Technician

  3. Marian Colquhoun

    Head of Props

  4. David Gillies

    Carpenter & CNC Operator

  5. Louis Guy

    Scenic Artist

  6. Neil Haynes

    Scenic Artist Supervisor

  7. Kenneth Quinn

    Master Carpenter

  8. Andrew Steel

    Workshop Supervisor