Music is a tool to make lives better

 

We started Sound Diplomacy to give governments and businesses keys to the toolbox so they can unlock all of its benefits.

 

 

With decades of experience in the music industry, we are able to bridge the gap between music and the world of policy and urban planning. This is why we are trusted by organisations around the world to create and deliver strategies for economic and cultural growth.

Sound Diplomacy is the leader of the Music Cities movement, which sees culture built into the urban environment through policy. We help governments develop healthy music ecosystems to create vibrant, exciting communities.

Our company consults at length with the Mayor of London, and advise governments in Cuba (on behalf of the United Nations), Brisbane, Armenia, Costa Rica and St Lucia; contributed to Katowice’s successful UNESCO City of Music bid; and have helped over 500 artists and companies break into new markets.

 

With offices worldwide, our multilingual team brings together decades of experience in the music industry and in policy-making

 
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Shain Shapiro, PhD, CEO

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Jordi Puy Campas, COO

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Katja Hermes, Head of Music Cities

 
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Danny Keir, Head of Business Development

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Siân Evans, Head of Global Operations

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Azucena Micó, Head of Research