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Staff

The Courtyard staff are integral to our organisation and community. They ensure we can deliver events, workshops and incredible service to Hereford.

IAN ARCHER
Chief Executive & Artistic Director

MEL LANGFORD
Administrator & PA to Chief Executive

DAVID DURANT
Associate Director


Education and Participation Department

ELLEN DORSETT 
Youth & Communities Participation Manager p/t

JAMIE HUTTON
Education Officer & Youth Theatre Leader

REBECCA COOK
Community Education Officer

KATHERINE ROSS
Education Officer & Youth theatre Leader p/t

LEXI MYERS
Programming Assistant & Participation Administrator


Operations Department

PHILLIP PEARCY 
Operations Manager

KATIE OWEN 
House Manager

NICKIE BATES
Deputy House Manager

EMILY WATSON
Relief House Manager

LILLIAN ISTANCE
Relief House Manager


Food & Drink Department

RICHARD FLINN
Head Chef

WILL DIXON
Sous Chef

SOPHIE MOKLER
Head Pastry Chef p/t

SARAH PRESCOTT
Chef p/t

MICHAEL TURNER
Bar and Restaurant Manager

TOBY ADEY
Bar Team Leader

ELLIE BRIDGWATER
Bar Team Leader


Marketing & Sales Department

JESSICA PROSSER
Head of Marketing & Sales

ROBYN BARRATT
Marketing & Audience Development Manager

RUBY THOROGOOD
Marketing Officer

LEAH ADKINS
Digital Marketing Officer

ETHAN HARGREAVES
Marketing Assistant P/T

OLIVER WHEATLEY 
Customer Sales Manager

VICTORIA VENESS
Deputy Customer Sales Manager

INGRID BAIN
Customer Sales Supervisor

MATTHEW MORGAN
Customer Sales Supervisor p/t

SOPHIE GATENBY
Customer Sales Supervisor p/t

LAUREN EDWARDS
Customer Sales Assistant

NICKIE BATES
Customer Sales Assistant

GABRIEL DO NASCIMENTO
Customer Sales Assistant

LILLIAN ISTANCE
Customer Sales Assistant

JESSICA ROYALL
Customer Sales Assistant

CAYDON COOKE
Youth Ambassador


Fundraising Department

CLARE WICHBOLD 
Fundraising Manager (Trusts and Foundations and Individual Giving) p/t


Finance Department

SALLY HODGE
Head of Finance

KATE DUMARA
Finance Officer

JORDAN TODD
Finance Assistant p/t


Technical Department

RICHARD LOVERIDGE
Technical Manager

SIMON NICHOLLS 
Head of Film

NIC ACONS
Technician

JOSHUA MOORE
Technician

KEIRON THOMAS
Technician

LUCY HEMMINGS
Technical Admin Assistant p/t