External Advisor

Clare Guss-West BHum MA

Arts advocate, innovator and trainer, Clare’s work brings together the fields of dance, opera, holistic health and scientific research. She began her career as choreographer and opera director and went on to develop an ‘holistic ballet’™ approach to training. She is the Director of the European Dance & Creative Wellness Foundation and contributed 4 years to the RESEO Steering Committee 2010 – 2014. She continues to contribute to the network as External Advisor.

Languages: French, English, Spanish, some German


Roshnara Corby

Roshnara specialises in international communication. She holds a degree in Intercultural Relations and International Communication from the Université Lille 3 Charles de Gaulle and has organized seminars and training events related to arts and culture and non-formal education for organizations across Europe, first working with RESEO in 2013.

Languages: French, English, Italian, some German

Membership coordinator and administrator

Alexandra Ringeval Van-Peteghem

Alexandra holds an MBA in Cultural Project management and worked for a non-profit organization dedicated to art and culture in Hong Kong. She also contributed to expatriates networks, improving meetings in a spirit of openness and conviviality. Prior to her responsibilities with RESEO, she was an international business lawyer.

Languages: French, English

Conference Project Manager

Monica Zarna

Monica is a cultural project manager, event planner and workshop moderator. She has collaborated with performing art companies, festivals and cultural institutions, mainly from the theatre field. Joining the RESEO team, she wishes to expand her professional knowledge and experience, by getting acquainted with the European opera and dance sector.

Languages: English, French, German, Romanian, some Portuguese

Steering Committee

The Steering Committee works in close cooperation with the RESEO staff to develop the network. It meets virtually every two weeks and comes together in face to face meetings several times a year. Since the Annual General Meeting of October 23 2020, RESEO’s Steering Committee is composed of: Chair Frédérique Tessier, Festival d’Aix-en-Provence (France),

  • Vanessa Gasztowtt, Orchestre national d’Île-de-France (France)
  • Vania Cauzillo, Compagnia Teatrale l’Albero (Italy)
  • Ruth Mariner, writer and director (United Kingdom)
  • Omar Shahryar, PhD Student and Composer (United Kingdom)
  • Linda Lovrovic, La Monnaie/De Munt (Belgium)
  • Chris Stones, Glyndebourne (United Kingdom)
  • Rhian Hutchings, Operasonic (United Kingdom)
  • James Bingham, Irish National Opera (Ireland)
  • Krysztina Winkel, Wiener Staatsoper (Austria)
  • Tresurer: Lucy Perry, Glyndebourne (United Kingdom)

Work with us

RESEO regularly recruits freelance project managers. If you are interested in working with us, please send your CV and cover letter to