Roberto Neri is the Executive Vice President of Downtown UK and Head of Business Development for Europe where he oversees the UK's office and has broader international responsibilities. Roberto joined Downtown Music in 2015 as part of the acquisition of Eagle-i Music. Roberto founded Eagle-i Music in 2011, which represented over 40,000 compositions and included clients such as: John Lennon (Lenono), Sir George Martin, Deep Purple and B.A. Robertson.
Caroline Kemp has a long career specialising in the voluntary and charity sector both in urban and rural surroundings. The Citizens Advice service, housing and refugee, and inter generational community charities have all been part of Caroline’s experience including management and policy creation. This work has also involved fundraising and user representation.
Julian is the founder of Almond Tree Strategic Consulting, a values-driven consultancy, predominantly supporting the third sector. He has a proven track record of delivering high quality support, innovation and tangible value for clients. He is passionate about public and voluntary service and is himself a charity trustee. In his role for the charity, Julian...
Karen runs Mediaholix.com, a digital marketing strategy company who specialises in creating bespoke digital strategies for companies. Karen’s role is to help create a process driven marketing infrastructure that helps the charity understand and continually improve its communications.
Dimana is originally from Bulgaria and moved to the UK in 2013, to study Music and Entertainment Industry Management at the University of Hertfordshire. Shortly after graduation, she got involved with Music for my Mind, working across a variety of tasks for the charity. As a project coordinator, she is involved in running crowdfunding campaigns,...
Liam Fisher-Jones is a director at More Partnership, the international consulting firm that specialises in third sector organisations. He is the Development Director for Physicians for Africa. Prior to this, he ran the £113m capital campaign for the Royal Shakespeare Company. He is an advisor to AMREF Health Africa, the continent’s largest home grown health organisation and serves as a trustee at Punchdrunk, the immersive arts company.
The Right Honourable Lord Hollick is a Member of the House of Lords. He is a non-executive director of Honeywell International . He was Chief Executive of UBM plc, a Partner at KKR and led the media industry team in Europe. He was Chairman of SBS Broadcasting and a director of The Nielsen Company. He is a member of the board of the Bureau of Investigative Journalism and The Royal Society.
Jonathan May is a digital fundraising expert, Founder of Hubbub and an Associate Partner at More Partnership. He also served as a Director of the UK Crowdfunding Association for two years at the inception of the regulatory environment approving the use of equity crowdfunding in the UK.
Jonathan has helped build digital giving programmes at over 50 UK universities and nonprofits, is a Winston Churchill Fellow, Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, and Leadership Fellow of St George’s House, Windsor.
Richard Scott is the 10th Duke of Buccleuch and the 12th Duke of Queensberry, has made his family home in Nithsdale in Dumfriesshire. Married with four children he is involved in management of the historic family estate businesses, heritage properties and art collections. He was made a KBE in 2000 and has held many notable public appointments over the years including President of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society and Director of Border Television.