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Management & Admin

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
Guy Ross Chief Operating Officer


Melissa King Director of Artistic Planning
Katharine Bartholomeusz-Plows Senior Manager, Artistic Planning
Stephen McAllan Artist Liaison
Michael Williamson Artistic Coordinator
Mathilde Serraille Orchestra Librarian
Luke Speedy-Hutton Assistant Orchestra Librarian

Education and Community Engagement

John Nolan Director of Education and Community Engagement
Jennifer Lang Senior Manager, Education and Community Engagement
Lucy Rash Education Manager
Sylvia Hosking Pizzicato Programs Manager


Gabrielle Waters Director of Operations
James Foster Senior Manager, Operations
Andrew Pogson Senior Manager, Special Projects
Helen Godfrey Orchestra Manager
Nina Dubecki 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, supported by Gandel Philanthropy
Erika Jordan Senior Manager, Philanthropy
Rosemary Kellam Trusts and Foundations Manager (on Maternity leave)
Rebecca Shakespeare Acting Trusts and Foundations Manager
Arturs Ezergailis Donor Liaison
Garry Stocks Philanthropy Coordinator


Karen Soennichsen Director of Marketing and Sales
Dylan Stewart Senior Manager, Marketing and Communications
Emiko Hunt Digital Marketing Manager
Clare Douglas Marketing Coordinator
Phil Paschke Marketing Coordinator
Sam Leaman Digital Content Producer
Katya Dibb Graphic Designer
Bridget Davies Publicist


Claire Hayes Senior Manager, CRM and Sales (on Maternity leave)
Paul Congdon Acting Senior Manager, CRM and Sales
Martin Gray Assistant Sales Manager
Ian Barnes Database Administrator
Lachlan Hywood Data Analyst

Corporate Partnerships and Events

Jayde Walker Senior Manager, Corporate Partnerships
Brent Pitman Events Manager


Sharon Li Chief Financial Officer
Jyothi Kokirala Payroll Officer
Elizabeth Chandra Accounts Officer
Sandy Dantanarayana Financial Accountant
Suzanne Dembo Senior Manager, Government Relations & Strategic Projects
Caroline Buckley External Relations Manager
Michael Stevens Human Resources Coordinator