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Our team

We have a dedicated, passionate and talented team at The Ivors Academy, and across our Board, Senate and Youth Council. Meet them all here.

Ailís Ní Ríain Board Director

Ailís also sits as the classical representative on the Academy’s Senate and is Deputy Chair of the Classical Council.

Ayanna Witter-Johnson Board Director
Crispin Hunt, Chair of The Ivors Academy
Crispin Hunt Board Director
Emily Saunders
Emily Saunders Board Director
Emma McClarkin
Emma McClarkin Independent Board Director
Fiona Bevan Board Director

Fiona also sits as the songwriter representative on the Academy’s Senate and is Chair of the Songwriter Council.

Julia Montero Deputy Chair, non creator

Julia is also Chair of the Finance and Risk Committee.

Kevin Sargent Board Director

Kevin also sits as the media representative on the Academy’s Senate and is Chair of the Media Council.

Orphy Robinson MBE Deputy Chair, creator

Orphy also sits as the jazz representative on the Academy’s Senate and is Chair of the Jazz Council.

Rebecca Ferguson Board Director

Rebecca also sits as the songwriter representative on the Academy’s Senate and is Deputy Chair of the Songwriter Council.

Tom Gray Chair
VV Brown Board Director
Ailís Ní Ríain Senator
Anna Phoebe McElligott Senator
Ayanna Witter-Johnson Senator
Bankey Ojo Senator
Cassell the Beatmaker
Cassell the Beatmaker Senator
Catherine Anne Davies Senator
Claire Batchelor
Claire Batchelor Senator
Crispin Hunt Senator
Emily Saunders
Emily Saunders Senator
Freddie Kofi Senator
Hannah V Senator
Iain Archer Senator
Ilā Kamalagharan Senator
Jason Yarde Senator
Jin Jin Senator
Justine Barker Senator
Karine Polwart Senator
Kevin Sargent Senator
Lloyd Coleman
Lloyd Coleman Senator
Lorne Balfe Senator
Lynne Plowman Senator
Marlon James-Edwards Senator
Melpomeni Kermanidou Senator
Mika Sellens Senator
Oliver Vibrans Senator
Rebecca Ferguson Senator
Sandy Nuttgens Senator
Thomas Hewitt Jones Senator
VV Brown Senator
Andrew Chen
Carmel Smickersgill
Ellie Parker
Emma McGrath
Hope Winter
Hope Winter
Imogen Williams
Jake Morgan
Jo de Ruiter
Kizzy Crawford
Rosie Frater-Taylor
William Davenport
Sam Johnson
Jo Ranger
Thomas Prince
Graham Davies, CEO, The Ivors Academy
Graham Davies CEO
Fran Matthews, Director of Awards and Membership, The Ivors Academy.
Fran Matthews Director of Awards
Cindy Truong, Awards Manager, The Ivors Academy.
Cindy Truong Senior Awards Manager
Tilly Flynn Awards Manager
Kate Spiers
Kate Spiers Awards Administrator
Mark Taylor Director of Membership, Marketing and Communications
Tareic Alphonse, Personal Assistant to CEO and Chair, The Ivors Academy. Photo Credit: Dave Brown
Tareic Alphonse Membership Manager
Anna Reich, Member Events and Marketing Coordinator, The Ivors Academy.
Anna Brown Marketing and Communications Manager (maternity leave)
Phil Budden, Finance Manager, The Ivors Academy. Photo Credit: Dave Brown
Phil Budden Director of Finance and Administration
Cathy Mulloy Member and Industry Relations Manager
Maria McMillan People and Admin Manager
Jévis Lawson Membership and Corporate Partners Coordinator
Thomas Ward Office Coordinator and EA
Maya Ophelia Marketing and Communications Manager (maternity cover)
Grace Croucher Senior Events Manager
Jenny Goodwin Director of Policy, Public Affairs and Campaigns
Paul Mortimer Public Affairs and Campaigns Coordinator
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