Staff and trustees

who we are

Farnham Maltings has a skilled, knowledgeable and committed team with around 50 permanent staff

Our team

  • Gavin Stride

    Director
  • Fiona Baxter

    Deputy Director

Theatre Producing

  • Laura Woodward

    Producer and Theatre Programmer
  • Hannah Slimmon

    International Producer
  • Sophia Victoria

    International Projects Producer
  • Katy Potter

    Producer
  • Katy Snelling

    Buckinghamshire Community Touring Producer
  • Emily Davis

    Assistant Producer
  • Steph Richardson

    General Manager for house
  • Mark Makin

    Touring Associate for house
  • Emma Gosden

    house Marketing Manager

Community Engagement

  • Emma Jones

    Community Producer
  • Erin Beesley

    Community Organiser

Craft Team

  • Jo Connolly

    Craft Coordinator
  • Caroline Pearce

    Craft Coordinator
  • Allison Thistlewood

    Events Coordinator, Craft

Programming and Marketing

  • Niki Hanmer

    Programming and Marketing Manager
  • Brogan Gaymer

    Marketing Officer
  • Sophie Easterbrook

    Programmer
  • Victoria Shillingford

    Front of House Manager
  • Judith Needham

    Box Office Assistant
  • Jacqui Holroyd

    Box Office Assistant
  • Alison Molan

    Box Office Assistant
  • Suzie Petcher

    Box Office Assistant
  • Jackie Kirk

    Box Office Assistant
  • Kate Lambert

    Market Manager / Front of House Manager

Venue Operations and Catering

  • Sara Lee

    Operations Manager
  • Caroline Dinning

    Venue Coordinator
  • Ben Rayner

    Technical Manager
  • Paula Barratt

    Bar & Catering Manager
  • Hannah Sotheron

    Venue Administrator
  • Melanie Cooper

    Chef
  • Ian Silver

    Catering Supervisor
  • Penny Hunter

    Catering Assistant
  • Cath Thompson

    Cleaning Supervisor
  • Bianca Burge

    Cleaner
  • Barry Taylor

    Duty Supervisor
  • Chris Thompson

    Senior Duty Officer
  • Ian Garnett

    Duty Officer
  • Samuel Jolliffe

    Duty Officer
  • Nico Argenti

    Duty Officer

Finance and HR

  • Susan Allibone

    HR Manager (maternity cover)
  • Claire Norman

    Finance Manager
  • Rachel Bole

    Finance Officer
  • Sharon Swain

    Finance Officer

Museum of Farnham

  • Joshua Godfrey

    Museum Curator
  • Sam Reavey

    Assistant Curator
  • Christine Nayager

    Learning and Community Engagement Officer
  • Clare Oliphant

    Learning Facilitator
  • Romy White

    Museum Cleaner

Our Board

  • Michael Maher
    Role
    Chair of the Trustees
  • Andrew McWhirter
    Role
    Treasurer and Company Secretary
  • Lillian Nsomi Campbell
    Role
    Trustee
  • Michael Cooper
    Role
    Trustee
  • Sara Corn
    Role
    Trustee
  • Emma Haigh
    Role
    Vice Chair
  • Peter Hare
    Role
    Trustee
  • Lisa Hennessey
    Role
    Trustee
  • Christina Hughes
    Role
    Trustee
  • Matthew Wilkie
    Role
    Trustee

Equal opportunities and Dignity at Work

We are committed to equal opportunities. You can download our policy statements on equal opportunities and dignity at work below. It is the responsibility of every employee, working on or off site, to ensure his or her own conduct conforms to the expected standards and reflects these policy statements. The aim of the policy is to encourage harmony and respect amongst individuals so as to promote good working practices with a view to maximising the performance and the return to Farnham Maltings and the employees.

Whistleblowing Procedure

We encourage a culture of honesty and dedication to the organisation’s visions and values. If a member of staff becomes aware of any criminal offence or other wrongdoing in the workplace, it should be reported immediately. In accordance with the Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998, the Farnham Maltings has instituted a system for reporting information which in your reasonable belief points to a wrongdoing at work.