MSL is led by Margaret Sheehy PhD, a theatre director, writer and producer with experience in both the commercial and subsidised arts sectors. Initially a writer/director with credits on over 30 plays she has also produced and managed many community and large scale festivals and events, and project managed ambitious and complex projects. She has been a visiting lecturer in higher education.  

Margaret has a PhD in Drama from the University of Kent (2001), a Diploma in Directing from the East 15 Acting School (1978), a Diploma in Education and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Sydney (1970).

She is on the board of Greenwich & Docklands International Festival and was formerly Chair of The Audience Agency, the audience development agency for England.