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Get in touch with the International Festival team

Any Questions?

Firstly, it's worth checking FAQ page to see if we have already answered your query! 

If not, please use the form below to get in touch with us.

Our offices are open from 9.30am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday, and we will get back to you within those hours.

If you have a ticketing enquiry, please contact the box office on 0131 473 2000.

Send performing enquiries to

The Team

Professor Niall Lothian OBE

Royal Patron
HRH The Earl of Wessex

Festival Director and Chief Executive
Fergus Linehan*

*performing enquiries sent to this address will not be acknowledged. All performing enquiries should be sent to

Executive Office

Executive Director
Francesca Hegyi

Head of Executive Office 
Katie Paterson

Head of External Affairs 
Jim Hollington

Executive Assistant to the Festival Director and Executive Director 
Louise Thomson 
+44 (0)131 473 2032

Administration and Finance

Interim Finance Director
John Campbell

Head of Finance 
Andrew Brownlie

Assistant Finance Manager 
Jacqueline Howie

Finance Officer 
Piotr Schmidtke

HR & Payroll Manager
Kirsten Stewart

Office Manager
Carrie Cruikshank

IT and Database Manager
Rob Knight

IT Officer
Dean Dyer

Artistic Planning

Programme Director
Roy Luxford

Head of Music
Andrew Moore

Head of Artistic Management
Jill Jones

Planning Administrator
Emma Hay

Artists Co-ordinator
Drew Young

Chorus Manager
Gemma Wallbanks

Producer, You Are Here
Dawn Taylor

Contemporary Music Programming Consultant
Bryn Ormrod

Learning and Engagement

Head of Learning and Engagement
Caroline Donald

Learning and Engagement Project Manager
Neil Fox

Learning and Engagement Officer
Amy Firth

Audience Development and Access Co-ordinator
Brian O'Regan

Marketing and Communications

Marketing and Communications Director
Tina Walsberger

Head of Communications
Hugo Mintz

Media Relations Manager 
Liz Wallace

Marketing Manager
Jonathan Rowbotham

Marketing Officer 
Kirsty Dickson

Graphic Designer
Marcin Potepski

Publications Editor
Katie Jowett

Digital Content & Community Officer
Emily Hood

Sponsorship and Development

Development Director
Christopher Wynn

Head of Development
Sadie McKinlay

Individual Giving Manager
Gerard Mehigan

Senior Development Officer
Iwona Nabialek

Membership Officer
Caitlin Reid


Head of Technical 
John Robb

Technical Co-ordinator 
Callum Howie

Imogen Ensoll

Hub Tickets Box Office

Head of Ticketing and CRM
Barbara Callard

Ticketing Operations Manager
Jackie Skinner

Ticketing Operations Manager
Joyce Green

Senior Ticket Services Assistant
Michael McGill

Senior Ticket Services Assistant
Emma Rawson

Board of Trustees

Professor Niall Lothian OBE (Chair)

Leonie Bell

Chris Condron

Marion Davis

Ann Henderson

Councillor Amy McNeese-Mechan

Andrea Miller

Keith M Miller CBE

Caroline Roxburgh

Keith Skeoch

Yasmin Sulaiman

Councillor Iain Whyte

Councillor Donald Wilson 

Edinburgh's Festival Centre, The Hub

Cafe Hub +44 (0)131 473 2067
Hub Events  +44 (0)131 473 2015
Hub Tickets +44 (0)131 473 2000

For any vacancies, please see our jobs page