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Meet the Team

Andrew Burke

Andrew Burke
Chief Executive

As Chief Executive, Andrew is responsible for the overall direction of the London Sinfonietta, and curates its artistic programme in collaboration with composers, artists and venue and festival partners. He has worked for the London Symphony Orchestra, the BBC National Orchestra of Wales and Blackheath Halls. 

Craig West

Craig West
General Manager

Craig oversees the day to day running of the London Sinfonietta and works with the Chief Executive on strategy and budgets. He also leads the staff team, managing HR and ensuring strategic objectives are met. Craig has over 15 years of experience in Classical Music covering operational, strategic and governance roles with Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Royal Northern Sinfonia & Sage Gateshead, Brinkburn Music and RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra.

Elizabeth Davies

Elizabeth Davies
Head of Finance

Elizabeth currently works part-time as Head of Finance, overseeing all aspects of the organisation’s finances and accounts. She studied music to postgraduate level, with a special interest in contemporary music, before moving into arts administration (working previously as Head of Administration & Finance and then General Manager for the London Sinfonietta). She is in the final stages of completing an accounting qualification.

Lindsay Wilson

Lindsay Wilson
Projects Manager

Lindsay manages strategic projects across the London Sinfonietta. She has more than 15 years of experience in orchestral management, and is a specialist in education/participation project development and production.

Natalie Marchant

Natalie Marchant
Concerts and Projects Manager

Natalie is responsible for the delivery and production of our events, and coordinates the London Sinfonietta events team which includes Concert Manager Hal Hutchison, Librarian and Fixer Lesley Wynne, Sound Intermedia and Lighting Designer Tony Simpson. Natalie began working with the London Sinfonietta as a placement student from the University of Surrey in 2008, before returning to the organisation in 2012 having worked with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.    

Hannah Bache

Hannah Bache
Concerts and Touring Coordinator

Hannah works with Natalie to deliver London Sinfonietta’s concert events, recording and tours – working specifically on technical administration and touring logistics. Her vocal training led her to study Music at the University of Surrey where she first worked for London Sinfonietta whilst on her placement year. Since then, Hannah has gone on to work for the Aldeburgh Festival, Classical Opera and Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.

Niamh Collins

Niamh Collins
Marketing Manager

With a background in music, Niamh received her Masters in Arts Administration and Cultural Policy from Goldsmiths College in 2015. She has worked across various aspects of events administration with the London Chamber Orchestra, London Contemporary Orchestra, Amnesty International and St John’s Smith Square. Niamh manages the marketing department at London Sinfonetta and has been proud to introduce the team to one of Ireland's finest exports – Barry's Tea!

Adam Flynn

Adam Flynn
Administration & Recordings Officer

Adam assists with the running of the office and all general administration, as well as assisting Andrew and coordinating the ensemble's CD and download recording projects. He has an extensive knowledge of the ensemble's back catalogue and is passionate about the development of new music as well as cross discipline artistic projects.

Sam Delaney

Sam Delaney
Development Officer

Sam coordinates the London Sinfonietta Development team and oversees all fundraising activity, including applications to trusts and foundations, corporate support and individual giving. Sam joined the London Sinfonietta in 2016 and previously completed a Masters in Musicology at the University of Manchester, focussing on questions of public participation and collaboration in contemporary popular music.

Evie Fordham

Evie Fordham
Development Assistant

Evie works alongside Sam within the Development Team. She has particular responsibility for Individual Giving, and oversees the administration of all fundraising work and the delivery of fundraising events. Coming from a background in theatre, Evie is enjoying being immersed in contemporary classical music and learning more about the London Sinfonietta.

Christine Andrews

Christine Andrews
Participation and Learning Officer

Christine works with Lindsay to deliver London Sinfonietta’s education work – ranging from schools concerts to workshops to audience participation events. She has a background in music education and has worked for the Royal Over-Seas League and in schools around the country. She completed a Masters in Education in Arts & Cultural Settings at Kings College London in 2016.

Michelle Sharpe

Michelle Sharpe
Professional Placement Trainee

Michelle is undertaking her internship with the London Sinfonietta whilst studying for a BMus (Hons) Music Sandwich Course at the University of Huddersfield. She works with the Concerts and Projects team and the Participation and Learning team, helping with the delivery of concerts and education projects.

Freelance and Consultant Staff

Hal Hutchison Concert Manager
Lesley Wynne Orchestra Personnel Manager
Tony Simpson Lighting Designer
Maija Handover for sounduk Public Relations

To contact freelance and consultant staff, please call the office on 020 7239 9340 or
e-mail info@londonsinfonietta.org.uk