Senior Management Team

Alistair Spalding CBE
Artistic Director and Chief Executive

Alistair Spalding has been the Artistic Director and Chief Executive of Sadler's Wells since 2004. He has been responsible for programming at the theatre since February 2000 (when he joined as Director of Programming).

Alistair's first job in arts management was at the Hawth Theatre, Crawley, where he was a programmer from 1988-1994. Over six years between 1994 and 2000, Alistair was the Head of Dance and Performance at the Southbank Centre in London.

Alistair was also appointed as a national member of the Arts Council of England Board in January 2009. He was a member of the Arts Council England Dance Advisory Panel between 1995 and 2003. He was awarded Le Chevalier des Artes et Lettres by the French Embassy in October 2005. In June 2012 he was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the Queen’s Birthday honours list, for services to dance.

Alistair Spalding

Chief Operating Officer
Britannia Morton

Executive Director
Magdalen Fisher

Director of Artistic Programme
Katy Arnander

Finance Director
Mark Rhodes

Executive Producer
Suzanne Walker

Director of Technical & Production
Emma Wilson

Director of Development
Emma Collings

Director of Marketing & Sales
Sebastian Cater

Director of Learning and Engagement
Joce Giles