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The Academy is a membership-led organisation with an administrative team running day-to-day activities and implementing the decisions of the Board of Trustees.


Senior Executives' Office

  • Amanda Berry OBE, Chief Executive
  • Kevin Price, Chief Operating Officer
  • Georgina Norton, Executive Assistant to the COO
  • Kemuel Solomon, Executive Office Coordinator & Assistant to the CEO
  • Catherine Griffiths, HR Consultant

Archive, Heritage & Exhibitions

Rebekah Polding, Director of Archive, Heritage & Exhibitions
Doreen Dean MBE, Academy Archivist
Jaine Holford, Exhibitions Project Manager
Janette Dalley, Photography Director
Christine Robertson, Photography Editor
Louise Anderson, Heritage Manager
Rosie Wilson, Media Manager
Stephanie Davis, AHE Intern

BAFTA Media Technology

Emma Perry. Business Manager
David Lortal, Senior Technical Development Officer
Toby Stokes, Senior Research Engineer
Elliot Mitchell, Application Engineer
William Mayor, Programmer

Awards & Membership

Emma Baehr, Director of Awards & Membership
Jim Bradshaw, Head of Film
Kelly Smith, Head of Games & Children's
Sam Rhodes, Senior Membership Officer
Siobhan Pridgeon, Senior Awards Officer
David Lortal, Senior Technical Development Officer
Imogen Faris, Film & Television Coordinator, Awards & Membership
Serena Deakin, Games & Children's Coordinator, Awards & Membership
Maeve Hickey, Awards & Membership Assistant
Natalie Gurney, Awards & Membership Assistant


Nick Williams, Communications Manager
Clare Isaacs, Projects Officer, Communications
Eleanor Pickering, Press Officer
Emma Raczkowski, Communications Officer, Marketing
Oliver Goldman, Communications Officer, Social Media
Jess Lenten, Digital Content Coordinator
Joe Lawrence, Graphic Designer
Abigail Fiedler, Communications Assistant
Toby Weidmann, Print Editor
Aaron Matthews, Industry Sustainability Manager


Gilly Burgess, Director of Finance
Lauren Richards, Financial Controller
Tricia Duffy, Commercial Consultant
Graham Bowen, Interim Systems Accountant
Joe Baxter, Finance Officer
Aamir Dadabhoy, Finance Administrator - Accounts Receivable
Harriet Thomas, Finance Administrator - Accounts Payable

Partnerships & Fundraising

Louise Robertson, Director of Partnerships
Natalie Moss, Senior Partner Manager
Amy Elton, Partner Manager
Sam D'Elia, Partner Manager
Andrew Overin, Head of Fundraising
Thessa Madden, Fundraising Officer

Learning & New Talent

Tim Hunter, Director of Learning & New Talent
Niyi Akeju, PR & Learning Campaigns Manager
Mariayah Kaderbhai, Film Programme Manager
Alex Cook, Senior Manager - Talent Development
Katie Campbell, Skills Development Manager
Kam Kandola, Television Programme Manager
Lisa Prime, Children’s Events Programmer
Julia Carruthers, Learning & New Talent Officer
Ciara Teggart, Learning & New Talent Coordinator
Alexa Tamsett, Learning & New Talent Assistant
Abigail Carter, Learning & New Talent Intern
Melissa Phillips, Freelance Project Coordinator
Claire Stratton, Event and Legacy Producer
Cassandra Neal, Events & BAFTA Crew Producer
Pelumi Akindude, Projects Producer

BAFTA Productions

Clare Brown, Director of Production
Cassandra Hybel, Head of Production
Ryan Doherty, Producer
Daniel Dalton, In-House Editor
Sophie Klein, Senior Awards Event Coordinator
Georgina Cunningham, Production Coordinator
Jamie Ryan, Awards Production Assistant
Trey Farley, Games Awards Producer
John Maloney, Assistant Content Producer, Productions

Facilities & Front of House

Pauline Campbell, Head of Facilities
Steve Noble, IT Consultant
Angus Martin, Chief Projectionist
Stuart Allison, Senior Projectionist
Sue Atkinson, Facilities Administrator
Rianna Goss, Facilities Coordinator
Yemi Adenle, Club Host
Rose Mathurin, Club Host
Mark Ray-Jones, Club Host
Tara Dowd, Club Host
Nina Voelker, Club Host
Jo O'Mally, Club Host
Penelope Sharp, Club Host
Will Orpin, Club Host
Vanessa Russell, Club Host
Abi Gallo, Club Host
Anthony Bristoe, Club Host
Rob Mavronicolas, Day Security Guard
Jesse Scott, Evening Security Guard

BAFTA 195 Piccadilly

Julian Shaw, Director
Susan Holding, Head of Client Relationships
Jenny Bones, Head of Commercial Events
Theresa McInerney, Events Projects Manager
Anton Manganaro, Head Chef
Graham Lloyd-Bennett, Club Manager
Bogdan Starzec, Banqueting Manager
Hassan Sabrah, Banqueting Supervisor
Szandra German, Events Coordinator
Gabriella Dadras, Events Coordinator
Monika Kuszneruk, Financial Controller

Meet the 195 Piccadilly venue hire team


BAFTA Los Angeles

Chantal Rickards, Chief Executive Officer
Matthew Wiseman, Chief Operating Officer
Wayne Watkins, Vice President of Partnerships
Lisa Ogdie, Membership Coordinator
Ciaran Toner, Office Production Manager
Rosalyn Hummel, Administrative Assistant
Pete Modeste, Controller

BAFTA New York

Julie La’Bassiere, Chief Executive Officer
Lisa Harrison, Head of Operations
Sam Pezzullo, Membership Manager
Arwen Barr, Marketing and Events Manager

BAFTA Scotland (Glasgow)

Jude MacLaverty, Director
Beverley McMillan, Learning & Events Producer
Jenna Cunningham, Awards Manager
Emma Nicholson, Assistant

BAFTA Wales/BAFTA Cymru (Cardiff)

Hannah Raybould, Director
Llio Wyn, Events Officer
Rebecca Hardy, Awards Manager
Emma Price, Coodinator
Maxine Dedominicis, Awards Administrator