“By supporting The Ivors Academy Trust you are helping to change the face of the music industry.
It is important that Ivors winners of the future reflect the wonderful diverse culture across the UK.”
Jin Jin, songwriter
The Trust is led by passionate experts from across and beyond the music industry who are helping us to grow and develop our creative community.
EVP, Universal Music Publishing, Classics and Screen.
Head of Investor Services, Utopia Music.
Chief Policy Adviser at Portland Communications, and writer and lyricist.
Music and Entertainment Partner at Harris and Trotter LLP Chartered Accountants.
CEO of the Trust and Academy
Board Director and Chair of the Academy’s Songwriter Committee.
David Ferguson (1953 – 2009) was one of Britain’s most successful television composers. He served for six years as chairman of The Ivors Academy and was awarded a Fellowship, our highest honour. David dedicated much of his life to campaigning about the rights of songwriters and composers. In 2013, David left a portion of his estate to The Ivors Academy Trust to support our education programmes.
The Ivors Academy Trust is a charity registered in England and Wales, number 1080325.