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
, Creative Engagement Director (he/him)
Luke Morley, Production and 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)
Marcin Dobrowolski
, Customer Experience Manager (he/him)
Gordon Strachan, Ticketing & Data Manager (he/him)
Conor O'Donnelly, Marketing Manager (he/him)
Michelle Mangan,
Publicist (she/her)
Serden Salih
, Digital Content Associate (he/him)
Lauren Scott
, Marketing and Media Assistant (she/her)
Staci Shaw, Sales and Welcome Team Member (she/her)
Matt McBrier
, Sales and Welcome Team Member (he/him)
Gabriele Schena
, Sales and Welcome Team Member (he/she/they)
Aude Naudi-Bonnemaison, Sales and Welcome Team Member (she/they)
Roe Fraser-High, Sales and Welcome Team Assistant (he/him)

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)

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
Christopher Wynn

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

Debbie Bentley, Stacey Brown, Eve Buglass, Ruth Cawthorne, Rachel Clinton, Stephen Cox, Ian Cunningham, Leni Daly, Katie Edmundson, Sandra Ferrer Garcia, Elise Frost, Avril Gardiner, Laura Gentile, Jazmin Gilham, Bee Hayes, Darren Hunsley, Jessica Innes, Amandine Jalon, Jonathan Kennedy, Lana Kirk, Mollie MacGregor, Becks Marnie, Zoe Maunder, Alison McFarlane, Olivia McIntosh, Sophie Malcolm, Abbie Meldrum, Danny Menzies, Tiger Mitchell, Afton Moran, Ellie Moran, Chris Mundy, Dan Nelson, Chloe Park Robertson, Zoe Robertson, Eva Shaw, Staci Shaw, Lev Slivnik, Rob Small, Heidi Steel, Colin Sutherland, Eve Thomson, Odhran Thomson, Jessica Wain, Katrine Widell & Alice Wilson.