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Meet Our Team

Meurig Bowen

Chief Executive & Artistic Director

Meurig is responsible for Britten Sinfonia's artistic, strategic and business planning.

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Hannah Bates

Planning & Personnel Manager (part-time)

Hannah is responsible for booking players for Britten Sinfonia’s concerts.

Annabel Leakey

Concerts and Tours Manager (part time)

Annabel and Hazel are responsible for delivering all aspects of Britten Sinfonia orchestral production in the UK, and abroad.

Hazel Shah

Concerts and Tours Manager (part time)

Hazel and Annabel are responsible for delivering all aspects of Britten Sinfonia orchestral production in the UK, and abroad.

Phoebe Snook

Concerts Assistant

Phoebe works on delivering Britten Sinfonia concerts and events, and helps manage the music library.

Chris Bell

Learning and Participation Director

Chris leads on Britten Sinfonia’s Learning & Participation activity, working on projects in community settings, prisons, schools, hospitals, and with people living with dementia.

Lauren Hill

Learning and Participation Coordinator

Lauren helps run Britten Sinfonia’s Learning & Participation programme, working on projects in community settings, prisons, schools, hospitals, and with people living with dementia.

Elaine Rust

Finance Manager (part time)

Elaine is responsible for the financial administration at Britten Sinfonia. Please contact Elaine for any invoice or payment queries.

Nick Brealey

Development Director

Nick is responsible for all areas of the orchestra's fundraising activity, including donations from individuals, support from trusts and foundations, and corporate sponsorship.

Shoël Stadlen

Marketing and Communications Director

Shoël leads the marketing and communications work of Britten Sinfonia, working with venues and partners to bring the orchestra's work to as many people as possible.

Hannah Williams-Brown

Development and Marketing Assistant

Hannah works across Development and Marketing, helping to deliver supporters' events and running the orchestra's social media.