We are dedicated to making, staging and presenting the most exciting and exhilarating new work, championing the power of stories and creative writing in Scotland and beyond.

We care passionately about the power of new writing; about our audiences, artists and everyone who visits us or takes part in our creative development projects.

Across the year we work with a range of writers, artists, freelancers, young people and our community. Want to join our team? Explore our current jobs and opportunities.

If you have a general enquiry or aren't sure who's best to get in touch with, email info@traverse.co.uk and we’ll do our best to respond within 3 working days. If your question relates to tickets and bookings, email boxoffice@traverse.co.uk.

Artistic, Programming & Producing

Linda Crooks, CEO & Executive Producer (she/her)
Gareth Nicholls, Artistic Director (he/him)
Anne McCluskey
, Senior Creative Producer (she/her)
Jenny Gilvear, Producing & Programme Coordinator (she/her)
Robbie Gordon
, Class Act Director (he/him)
Luke Morley, Production & Projects Coordinator (he/him)

Information about bringing your show to the Traverse can be found here.

Audiences & Communications

Ellen Gledhill, Director of External Affairs (she/her)
James Pierce
, Head of Development (he/him/they)
Ottilie Hill Smith
, Development Assistant (she/her)
Marcin Dobrowolski
, Customer Experience Manager (he/him)
Gordon Strachan, Ticketing & Data Manager (he/him)
Conor O'Donnelly, Marketing Manager (he/him)
Lauren Scott, Marketing & Media Officer (she/her)
Tom Howe
, Graphic Designer (he/him)
Serden Salih, Digital Content Associate (he/him)
Staci Shaw, Sales & Welcome Team Member (she/her)
Matt McBrier
, Sales & Welcome Team Member (he/him)
Gabriele Schena
, Sales & Welcome Team Member (he/she/they)
Aude Naudi-Bonnemaison, Sales & Welcome Team Member (she/they)
Roe Fraser-High, Sales & Welcome Team Assistant (he/him)

Front of House & Bar Duty Managers - Stacey Brown, Laura Gentile, Jazmin Gilham, Bee Hayes, Abbie Meldrum, Tiger Mitchell, Odhran Thomson

Front of House & Bar Team - Debbie Bentley, Eve Buglass, Rachel Clinton, Darren Hunsley, Jessica Innes, Amandine Jalon, Mairi MacGregor, Zoe Maunder, Ali McFarlane, Afton Moran, Ellie Moran, Chloe Park Robertson, Rob Small, Heidi Steel, Eve Thomson, Jessica Wain, Alice Wilson

For press enquiries, email press@traverse.co.uk.

Production & Technical

Kevin McCallum, Head of Production (he/him)
Renny Robertson, Head of Lighting & Sound (he/him)
Fi Elliott
, Lighting & Sound Technician (she/her)
Dave Bailey, Lighting & Sound Technician (he/him)

Looking for our current kit list, or drawings of our spaces? See our Technical Information page.

Operations & Finance

David Drummond, General Manager (he/him)
Pauleen Rafferty, Payroll & HR Manager (she/her)
Becca King
, Finance Officer & Class Act Coordinator (she/her)
Maya Meyerman
, Finance & Administration Assistant (she/her)

Want to hire one of our spaces for a meeting, product launch or event? See our hires page for more information.


Helen Forsyth - Chair
Morag Ballantyne
Kate Gibb
Kieran Hurley
Dave Moutrey
Zakia Moulaoui Guery
Rebecca O'Brien
Bryony Shanahan
May Sumbwanyambe

Team Traverse also includes many talented freelance and part-time staff who support our work across projects and productions including:

Ruth Cawthorne, Stephen Cox, Ian Cunningham, Katie Edmundson, Elise Frost, Avril Gardiner, Jonathan Kennedy, Lana Kirk, Becks Marnie, Sophie Malcolm, Danny Menzies, Chris Mundy, Dan Nelson, Colin Sutherland, & Katrine Widell.