Meet the Backstage team

Aby Cohen
Head of Department (Postgraduate Studies)
Adrian Brooks
Chairman & Founder
Ben Newbould
Videographer & Content Creator
Ben Schweitzer
Live Visual Design & Production Lecturer
Brian Jones
Live Events Production Lecturer
Carrie Carfrae
Registry Manager
Chris Madden
Student Wellbeing Officer
Chrissy Holloway
Commercial Training Development Manager
Claire Porter
Course Leader for Stage & Production Management
Emily Lynch
Student Support Officer
Frazer Gall
Live Events Production Lecturer
Gabriel Woodger
Live Events Production Lecturer
Gareth Welbourn
Technical Director
Graham Thorne
Course Leader for Live Visual Design & Production
Jack Scarr
Marketing & Commercial Director
Jennifer Snart
Live Events Production Lecturer
Johnny Goodwin
Course Leader for Live Events Production
Lee Brooks
Founder & CEO, Production Park
Martin Locket
Chair of the Board
Matt Bate
Director of Operations & Student Services
Miles Marsden
Industry Partnerships Director
Phil Adlam

Lecturer (Postgraduate Studies)

Rachel Nicholson
Head of Institution
Richard Sadler
Academic Director
Sarah Hatherley
Academic Administrator
Zoe Hodge
Stage & Production Management Lecturer


We're always on the lookout for talented people passionate about the live events industry - whether we have vacancies or not. 

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