UK Board Members

Jill Heslop

Jill Heslop...

Jill Heslop runs Shipyard Songwriters, founded in 2011 to bring songwriters, musicians and other artists together through a series of e...

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9 July 2012

Sharon Dean

Sharon Dean...

Sharon is the founder and Director of Respect Music which has publishing, management, consultancy and sync pitching divisions. Prior to...

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27 June 2012

Howard Monk

Howard Monk...

Howard Monk is the managing director of The Local, London’s highly respected live music promotion and booking agency. The Local has wor...

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8 February 2012

Laura Drane

Laura Drane...

Laura is an arts and cultural consultant and project manager, based in Manchester and working across the UK. Having started own her own...

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8 February 2012

Louis Barabbas

Louis Barabbas...

Louis Barabbas (born John Louis Shurmer-Smith) is a composer, performer and label director, best known for his caustic love songs and e...

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7 February 2012

Andrew Senior

Andrew Senior...

Andrew Senior was born and brought up in Yorkshire in the north of England. He is a leading expert in the field of the creative economy...

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4 February 2012

John Robb

John Robb...

John Robb was born in Blackpool, fired by the punk rock DIY ethic he put together his legendary cult band the Membranes who toured the ...

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3 February 2012

Tony Whyton

Tony Whyton...

Professor Tony Whyton is based in the School of Media, Music and Performance at the University of Salford. Tony’s research work deals s...

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3 February 2012

James Thompson

James Thompson...

James Thompson is Professor of Applied and Social Theatre at the University of Manchester, UK, Director of In Place of War, and a Direc...

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3 February 2012

Jon Drape

Jon Drape...

Jon Drape is the Live Director of Ear to the Ground. He has over 20 years experience in the live entertainment industry producing some ...

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3 February 2012

Jez Collins

Jez Collins...

Jez Collins is a social and cultural entrepreneur and is employed as a researcher in the Birmingham Centre for Media and Cultural Resea...

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3 February 2012