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Management & Admin

Please be advised that with the temporary closure of Arts Centre Melbourne, our Hamer Hall Box Office will remain closed for now. Our Box Office can be contacted via email at where we can attend to enquiries as quickly as possible.

MSO Management and Administration


Sophie Galaise Managing Director
Judith Clark Executive Assistant

Artistic Operations

Guy Ross Chief Operating Officer
Matt Connell Head of People & Culture
Matt Hoy Creative & Artistic Lead
Katharine Bartholomeusz-Plows Head of Artistic Program Integration
Michael Williamson Artistic Administrator
Luke Speedy-Hutton Orchestra Library Manager
Andrew Groch MSO.LIVE Project Officer
Andrew Pogson Head of MSO Presentations
Mark Sutcliffe Producer MSO Presentations
Stephen McAllan Associate Producer and Artist Liaison
James Foster Head of Orchestral Operations
Helen Godfrey Orchestra Manager
Steele Foster Production Manager
Nina Dubecki Assistant Orchestra Manager
Geetanjali Mishra Production Coordinator
Matthew Castle Chorus Coordinator
Michael Stevens HR Coordinator

Philanthropy & External Affairs

Suzanne Dembo Director, Philanthropy and External Affairs
Caroline Buckley Senior Manager, Philanthropy and External Relations
Rosemary Kellam Grants Manager
Nickie Warton Philanthropy Coordinator
Keith Clancy Donor Liaison

Learning, Engagement and Innovation

John Nolan Director Learning, Engagement and Innovation
Jennifer Lang Senior Manager, Learning, Engagement and Innovation (on leave)
Helen Withycombe Acting Senior Manager, Learning, Engagement and Innovation
Sylvia Hosking Schools Program Manager
Stephen Gould Learning, Engagement and Innovation Coordinator
Liam Hennebry Digital Content Manager
Eva Otsing Digital Content Creator


Sharon Li Chief Financial Officer
Emily Zhang Financial Controller
Jyothi Kokirala Finance Officer
Elizabeth Chandra Accounts Officer

Marketing & Sales

Fraser Stark Chief of Marketing & Business Development
Dylan Stewart Director of Marketing and Sales
Clare Douglas Senior Manager Marketing and Communications
Emiko Hunt Digital Marketing Manager (on leave)
Phil Paschke Marketing Coordinator / Acting Digital Marketing Manager
Sam Leaman Digital Content Producer
Jane Sutherland Marketing Coordinator
Katya Dibb Graphic Designer
Emily Plater Marketing Assistant
Ali Webb Publicist
Danielle Nicolaidis Box Office Manager
Noah Lowry Box Office Supervisor
Lachlan Hywood Data Analyst
Ian Barnes Database Administrator


Jayde Walker Head of Partnerships
Christopher Cassidy Senior Manager Corporate Partnerships
Olivia Ouyang Partnerships Coordinator