Team

Chris Fower, Director of Creativity & Innovation

As an undergraduate Chris studied Jazz at Leeds College of Music and then became a member of the Advanced Studies, post-graduate performers course at the Royal Academy of Music and Principal Bass Trombone with the European Community Youth Orchestra under Claudio Abbado. He then spent 25 years as a busy freelance performer based in both […]

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Chris Shea

Chris Shea, Asia-Pacific Sales Director

Early on in Chris’s working career Engineering played an important role. After studying Mechanical Engineering at college he went on to become a Service Manager for a large UK Agricultural Equipment Distributor during which time he undertook external manufacturer training at different European locations. After a number of years working with two large European machinery […]

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Clive Bawden, Chief Operations Officer

Clive is Chief Operations Officer (COO) at WMG, responsible for developing, maintaining and supporting our back-office functions including finance, human resources, IT and risk. Brought up in Exeter, Clive spent a year in Perth, Australia playing cricket at the age of 18 before a first degree in Greek (Ancient & Modern) at the University of […]

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Daniel Ashton, Digital Product Developer

Daniel studied Fine Art at the Manchester Metropolitan University and from there he holds a degree in Interactive Arts. After completing his degree in Manchester Daniel was fortunate enough to be asked to carry out design and development work within the city’s music industry, he worked with well-known artists including the Production Team behind the […]

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Darren Lea

Darren Lea, Brass Band Ambassador

Darren began brass and percussion lessons at school at the age of 7, and is from a brass banding family. He has been privileged to be able to play with a number of brass groups and bands throughout the UK and europe, as well as playing with friends at the Brass Band of Central Florida […]

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John Yuan, Supply Chain & Quality Manager

John started his career studying mould design and manufacturing at the Nanjing Institute of Mechanical Technology before taking on a role as Project Manager in a leading engineering department, managing and developing new plastic components and relevant accessories for auto pump systems. After four years he moved to a role as a senior process engineer […]

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Jonty Hines

Jonty Hines, Key Account Manager

Jonty is Key Account Manager at Warwick Music Group. As a student, Jonty studied tuba and piano at the music centre his children now attend and in the early noughties he travelled the UK, playing the piano and singing as part of a touring covers band performing classic hits from as far back as the […]

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Julie Fews, Publishing Manager

Since graduating from University with a BA (Hons) in Music and Business Management and a PGCE in Primary Education, Julie has gathered over 20 years experience in primary education having worked as a classroom teacher, governor and deputy head of schools in the Midlands. Julie is also an accomplished brass musician, holding principal positions with […]

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Kate Greenall, Social Media Manager

Hi, I’m Kate! I am responsible for all things social media so I love seeing the fun and wacky things our creative followers get up to with their pBones, pTrumpets and pBuzz. I also have a love for music and after starting to play the clarinet aged six went on to study at the Royal […]

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Katie Ruigrok, Finance Manager

Katie graduated from Aston University in 2007 with a 1st Class Combined Honours degree in Politics & Sociology. The degree involved a year’s placement working in the high growth business start-up team at the local Chamber of Commerce where she developed my knowledge in managing and delivering publicly funded contracts on behalf of the Regional […]

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Lucy Leddington Wright

Lucy Leddington-Wright, General Manager

After graduating from Cardiff University with a Batchelors in Music and a Masters in Musicology, Lucy began her career working for Warwick Music in 2004 before relocating to London to work with the Southbank Sinfonia as Education and Concerts Assistant and then Orchestra Manager. In 2008 she joined the Royal Opera House where she worked […]

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Phil Doyle

Phil Doyle, Financial Controller

Phil has worked in a variety of finance roles for over 25 years. He has had the opportunity to work across a number of different industries allowing him to gain a great deal of experience and different perspectives which he brings to his role at Warwick Music Group. He joined the Warwick Music Group team in 2014, and […]

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Rich Breske

Rich Breske, Director of US Marketing

Rich grew up on Chicago’s south side and attended Marist High School, where he was an active member and drum major of the school’s marching band. He attended Elmhurst College, receiving a degree in marketing and music-business. His early career included time at the Chicago Symphony and Ravinia Festival organizations, as well as classes at […]

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Sophie Blackmore, Marketing Manager

Sophie graduated from Durham University with a Batchelor of Arts Degree in Theology, and started her career working at Aylesbury College as a PA. Relocating to the Midlands in 2002 she worked in events and communications for a Management Training Scheme at the University of Birmingham, before moving into the events industry as an Events […]

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Steven Greenall, Chief Executive

Steven has over twenty-five years’ experience working in the creative industries. From 2000 – 2007 he served as Executive Director of the International Trombone Association based in the United States. Joining the Advantage Creative Fund in 2007 as Managing Director of their small investment portfolio, he also worked as an investment director and entrepreneur-in-residence at […]

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