Chair of British Phonographic Industry
The BPI is the representative voice for independent and major record labels in the UK. It champions recorded music, safeguarding the rights of its members and of the artists, performers and label members of collecting body PPL.
BPI organises The annual BRIT Awards with Mastercard show, The Hyundai Mercury Prize for 'Album of the Year' and the Classic BRIT Awards show. BPI co-owns The Official Charts in a joint venture with the Entertainment Retailers Association (ERA).
Chair of Youth Music
Youth Music believes that every young person should have the chance to change their life through music. A national charity funded thanks to the National Lottery via Arts Council England, players of People's Postcode Lottery and support from partners, fundraisers and donors.
National Council Member
YolanDa Brown appointed by Nadine Dorries (Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport) - as National Council Member at Arts Council England.
Arts Council are the national development agency for creativity and culture. They have set out our strategic vision in Let’s Create that by 2030 we want England to be a country in which the creativity of each of us is valued and given the chance to flourish and where everyone of us has access to a remarkable range of high quality cultural experiences. They invest public money from Government and The National Lottery to help support the
sector and to deliver this vision.
Youth charity The Prince’s Trust helps disadvantaged young people turn their lives around. They run a range of programmes to help unemployed young people gain the skills and confidence they need to find a job or training opportunity, or set up their own business.
Children & the Arts is an independent charity that provides access to professional arts venues for young people in the UK who would otherwise grow up having had no, or very limited opportunity, to engage with the arts. The charity works across the United Kingdom and across a variety of art forms, working in schools and children's hospices, allowing local arts venues and children to build sustained and engaged relationships.
The London Music Fund is an independent charity with the Mayor of London as Patron. It's mission is to transform under-served communities by enabling children to access high-quality music education. Our vision is that every child who demonstrates significant musical ability, enthusiasm and commitment to learning an instrument is given the opportunity to develop their potential.
Place2Be is a children’s mental health charity with over 25 years’ experience working with pupils, families and staff in UK schools.
They provide mental health support in schools through one-to-one and group counselling using tried and tested methods backed by research. We also offer expert training and professional qualifications.
London Philharmonic Orchestra
The London Philharmonic Orchestra is one of the world's finest orchestras, balancing a long and distinguished history with a reputation as one of the UK’s most adventurous and forward-looking ensembles.