Senior music industry executive with 30 years marketing, commercial, strategic and operational experience, including music product development, label management, multi-discipline marketing, brand campaigns, business development, and global supply chain management. I’ve worked for majors, indies and startups, including PolyGram/Universal, BMG, Kobalt/AWAL, Blokur, Audio Network and now as CEO of Association for Electronic Music .
Starting as record store assistant after graduating, I’ve had a range of industry roles through buying management, product/label and marketing management, reaching Divisional Marketing Director , SVP Global Operations and CEO position. I stepped out of music for a few years, founding my own music and marketing consultancy Voicebox Ltd working with charities, non-profit organisations and SMEs, gaining valuable insight into how working cultures can differ outside media and entertainment.
Co-founder of new dance and electronic music label services/publisher #remarqabl with the mission to find, support and represent the marginalized/under-represented new talent in electronic music – female/female-identifying producers/songwriters, people of colour and people from the LGBTQ+ community and neurodivergent creatives.