Sian Evans
Head of Global Operations


Ffion Lewis
Project Manager

Azucena Micó
Head of Research


Sam Taylor
Project Manager, Market Development

Katja Hermes
Global Head of Music Cities

Lucas Knoflach
Manager, Market Development


Chloe Dozzell
Project Assistant, Market Development

Danny Keir
Head of Market Development


Paloma Medina
Research Manager, Music Cities


Katerina Ivanova
Project Manager, Music Cities



Chairman – Scott Cohen
Founder and VP International, The Orchard

Director – Rob C. Hain
 Chairman, City Financial

Director – Nigel Hart
Director, Laurier Partners

Director – Derek Linfield 
Partner, Stikeman Elliott


Adam Bandeen
CEO, Outset Global Equities

Benji Rogers
Founder and CEO, Pledge Music

Cliff Fluet
Partner, Digital Media & Brand Entertainment: Lewis Silkin LLP and Director, Eleven

Damon Forbes 
CEO, Sheer Music South Africa



David Pryce
VP Government Relations, 
Direct 2 Learning Innovation

Ingrid Walther
Formerly Berlin Senate Department for Economics, Technology and Research

Joe D’Ambrosio

CEO, JD Management
(Tony Visconti Management)

Martin Elbourne
Booker, Glastonbury Festival
and Co-Founder, The Great Escape, WOMAD and Music Cities Convention



Peter Jenner
MD, Sincere Management

Dr. Richard Osborne
Head of Program, Popular Music, Middlesex University

Stephen Budd
CEO, Stephen Budd Management and Africa Express


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