Annabella Coldrick is the CEO of Music Managers Forum, the representative body for artist management in the UK, with a wider global network. Coldrick joined the organisation in 2016 after time at the Design Council, where she was heavily involved in helping shape the Government’s policy on the creative industries. Her career has also seen her take on advocacy in Brussels, plus government communications and public affairs roles at major organisations such as Cadbury and Which?.
Before joining the MMF, Annabella Coldrick was Director of Policy & Research at the Design Council, providing strategic leadership for Design Council’s Policy & Research activities.
Her career began in Brussels as a Consultant at Europe Analytica, providing updates on EU policy developments and lobbying on relevant policy issues for clients including the European Publishers Council, Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), ITN, News International, and Tesco.
Coldrick has also spent time with Cadbury and the UK Government’s Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.Music Business Worldwide
Artists have been marginalized for as long as music has been commercialized, how can this luddite industry be updated in the Open Web?