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

The Team

Professor Niall Lothian OBE

Royal Patron
HRH The Earl of Wessex

Festival Director and Chief Executive
Fergus Linehan

Executive Office

Managing Director and Company Secretary 
Joanna Baker

Head of Executive Office 
Katie Paterson

Head of External Affairs 
Jim Hollington

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

Administration and Finance

Finance Director 
Rob Conner

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

Planning 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

International Festival Programme Associate 
Jen White

Contemporary Music Programming Consultant
Bryn Ormrod

Creative Learning

Head of Creative Learning (interim)
Caroline Donald

Creative Learning Projects Officer
Neil Fox

Marketing and Communications

Marketing and Communications Director
Jackie Westbrook

Marketing Manager
Jonathan Rowbotham

Media Relations Manager
Liz Wallace

Digital Manager
Nicola Kenny

Senior Media Officer
Victoria Taylor

Marketing Officer
Kirsty Dickson

Digital Officer
Maciej Czajka

Creative Artworker
Marcin Potepski

Marketing Administrator 
Miranda Heggie

Sponsorship and Development

Development Director
Christopher Wynn

Head of Development
Sadie McKinlay

Partnerships Consultant
Jenny Mungall

Individual Giving Manager
Louise Hutson

Senior Sponsorship and Development Officer 
Iwona Nabialek

Membership Officer
Caitlin Reid


Head of Technical 
John Robb

Technical Co-ordinator 
Callum Howie

Hub Tickets Box Office

Head of Ticketing
Jane Dunbar

Ticketing Operations Manager 
Gillian Devlin

Ticketing Operations Manager 
James Walsh

Senior Ticket Services Assistant
Michael McGill

Senior Ticket Services Assistant
Emma Rawson

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