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Management Team

If you wish to visit our Box Office at Arts Centre Melbourne, Hamer Hall, St Kilda Road level, Southbank, it is open 10am-6pm Monday to Friday, or alternatively you can phone (03) 9929 9600 during business hours.

MSO Management and Administration


Sophie Galaise Managing Director
Judith Clark Executive Assistant to the Managing Director


Ronald Vermeulen Director of Artistic Planning
Stephen McAllan Artist Liaison
Katharine Bartholomeusz-Plows Artistic Coordinator

Education and Community Engagement

Jennifer Lang Senior Manager, Education and Community Engagement
Lucy Rash Education Manager
Helena Balazs Program Manager, The Pizzicato Effect


Gabrielle Waters Director of Operations
James Foster Senior Manager, Operations
Andrew Pogson Senior Manager, Special Projects
Angela Bristow Orchestra Manager
Michael Stevens Assistant Orchestra Manager
James Poole Production Coordinator
Steele Foster Production Assistant
Karl Knapp Special Project Coordinator
Lucien Fischer Chorus Coordinator


Gaelle Lindrea Director of Philanthropy
Erika Jordan Major Gifts Manager
Rosemary Kellam Trusts and Foundations Manager
Arturs Ezergailis Donor Liaison
Garry Stocks Philanthropy Coordinator


Karen Soennichsen Director of Marketing
Dylan Stewart Marketing and Communications Manager
Emiko Hunt Digital Marketing Manager
Clare Douglas Marketing Coordinator
Karen Mulvihill Marketing Coordinator
Sam Leaman Digital Media, Content and Publicity Coordinator

Sales and Commercial Partnerships

David Martin Director of Sales and Commercial Partnerships
Claire Hayes Senior Manager, CRM and Sales
Janine Eckert Commercial Partnerships Manager
Brent Pitman Events Manager
Paul Congdon Assistant Sales Manager
Martin Gray Sales Supervisor
Ian Barnes Database Administrator

Human Resources

Miranda Crawley Director of Human Resources


Debbie Draper Chief Financial Officer
Suzanne Dembo Manager Strategic Communications & Business Processes
Leonie Woolnough Financial Controller
Nathalia Andries Accountant
Christopher Rennie Senior Payroll Officer