Meet our General Manager… Barbie Lyon

The General Manager works collaboratively with the whole team to help support and realise Stellar Quines’ artistic vision and strategic aims & objectives, utilising a full range of creative and entrepreneurial skills in project development, company management, audience development and fundraising to help drive the company forward. 

Barbie Lyon joined the company in June 2020 as General Manager, covering Rebecca Davis’ maternity leave. Barbie works collaboratively across the team to support and realise the Stellar Quines’ artistic vision, and strategic aims and objectives.

Barbie has a range of experience across business development, project management, marketing and audience development.  She began her career at Serpent’s Tail, an independent publishing house working across rights, marketing and publicity. She was Assistant Director at The Arvon Foundation overseeing a variety of projects including the education programme for children and young people. She was part of the Marketing and Communications team at National Museums Scotland where she worked on the redevelopment of the National Museum of Scotland.  Most recently, she has worked with The Travelling Bookbinder and as Client Services Director at artsjobsonline. Barbie runs Social Features, a documentary film night at Edinburgh’s Summerhall.