The Board of Directors | Trustees

Gordon Williams
Chair

Gordon is a Partner and Joint Head of the Litigation Department at leading media and entertainment solicitors Lee & Thompson. He has represented many household names in the music industry, including most recently One Direction and 50 Cent. He has a keen interest in assisting young people to access the music, film and television industries.

Keith Harris OBE
Director

Keith is manager to Stevie Wonder; he joined EMI in 1976 and then Motown Records where he worked with artists including Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross, Rick James and The Supremes. He is the former Director of Performer Affairs for PPL and continues to provide consultancy services. He is also the Chair of the newly formed UK Music Diversity Taskforce.

Jack Horner
Director

Jack began his career in music as a producer, he then joined Warner Music as the first Head of New Media, after time at Accenture he founded leading music strategy and communications company FRUKT. After selling FRUKT to InterPublic Group and and exiting in 2015 he is now an investor and advisor in the creative sector. 

Isabel Newman
Director

Isabel is an Impact Investment Analyst at NESTA with a specific focus on the fund’s Children and Young People theme. She has a background in social investment and international grant making, having previously worked for CAF Venturesome and Comic Relief.

Geraint Howells
Treasurer

Geraint is a music industry accountant and runs his own company, Howells & Co which focuses on advising individuals and owner managed businesses on a range of accounting, taxation and funding issues. He also provides CICAS® members with financial advice.

Jon King
Director

Managing Director of Edition Worldwide, the creative branded content division of Vice Media Group. Owner and consultant at Content Corporation a consultancy working with entertainment, publishing and broadcast clients. Jon was a founding member of Story Worldwide LLC, Head of London & EU business. For 26 years Jon was a recording and live concert musician with The Gang of Four.