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Many brilliant people past and present contribute to making the National Youth Theatre what it is today.

Below are some of the staff and trustees who are involved in the day to day of our organisation. 


Royal Patron

HRH The Duke of Edinburgh KG GCVO

Barbara Broccoli OBE Hon

Patrons: Zawe Ashton, Michael Bonehill OBE LLB FRSA, Hugh Bonneville, Daniel Craig, Timothy Dalton, Chiwetel Ejiofor OBE, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Sir Derek Jacobi CBE, Sir Elton John CBE, Matt Lucas, Sir Ian McKellen CH CBE, Dame Helen Mirren DBE, Rosamund Pike, John Reid, Sarah Solemani, Matt Smith, Liza Tarbuck

Youth Trustees

Meet our Youth Trustees, a group of volunteers who represent the voice of our membership at the highest level of decision making of our charity.

Development Board

Joyce Hytner OBE (Chair), Tilly McAuliffe (Vice Chair), Philip Bartle QC, Judith Chan, Jacqueline de Croÿ, Krishnan Guru-Murthy, Diana Hiddleston, Daisy Lewis, Freddie Lewis, Tim Lloyd-Hughes, Helen Northrop, Annette Lynton Mason


For press requests contact Joe Duggan on joe.duggan@nyt.org.uk or Ben on benw@breadandbutterpr.com


If you have a safeguarding concern you can read our Safeguarding Policy

Contact our designated Staff Safeguarding Officer on Anna Niland - safeguarding@nyt.org.uk
Contact our Designated Safeguarding Trustee - Dr Simon Stockill - safeguardingtrustee@nyt.org.uk 


If you want to get in touch with a staff member about issues related to equality or discrimination at National Youth Theatre you can email:

Karen Turner, Kyley Winfield and Kirsten Ho - equality@nyt.org.uk 

Designated Equality Trustee - Mary FitzPatrick - equalitytrustee@nyt.org.uk


Paul Roseby OBE

CEO & Artistic Director

Sabha Khan

Finance Manager

Chenika Neunie

Marketing Manager

Duncan Watt

Venue Operations Manager

Joe Duggan

Head of Communications & Digital

Rosie Townshend

Senior Producer

Karen Turner

COO & Executive Director

Kirsten Ho

Executive Administrator - People & Culture

Anna Niland

Associate Director

Cherrelle Glave

Assistant Producer

Marvel Kalu

Marketing & Membership Coordinator

Jill Riddiford

Duty Manager

Richard Wilkinson

Head of Development

Laurel Bibby

Auditions & Courses Coordinator

Erin Thorpe

Production and Casting Assistant

Isobel Keig

Development Officer - Trusts and Foundations

Anna Porter

Finance Assistant

Libby Devereux

Playing Up and Wellbeing Project Manager

Esther Myers

National Inclusion Producer

Clíodhna McCorley

Development Manager

Nick Smith

Venue Operations Assistant Manager

Kyley Winfield

Head of Accredited Programmes

Elliot Howe

Community Producer

Rosie Dawson

Auditions and Courses Assistant

Louise Zandstra

Finance Director

Miriam Wild

Manchester Inclusion Producer

Angel Dahouk

Development Manager

Cloud Islay

Venue Assistant

Aisha Ayub

Venue Assisant

Sarah Lanihun

Venues Assistants

Lucy Alexander

Venue Assistant

Laura Masters

Venue Assistant

Sarah English

Venue Assistant

Yemi Yohannes

Venue Assistant