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The Task force

Our leadership team is made up of the most esteemed executives in the UK working for diversity and equity in music.

Paulette Long OBE

Paulette Long OBE

UK Music, The Arts Council England (LACM), Music Publisher Association
Yvette Griffith

Yvette Griffith

Co-CEO and Executive Director of Jazz re:freshed and Board member of AIM
Jamil Sheriff

Jamil Sheriff

Head of Jazz at Leeds Conservatoire
Shabaka Hutchings

Shabaka Hutchings

International Jazz Musician
Xhosa Cole

Xhosa Cole

BBC Young Jazz Musician of the Year 2018
Amanda Parker

Amanda Parker

Director at Inc Arts and Communications
Orphy Robinson OBE

Orphy Robinson OBE

International jazz musician and Chair of the Ivors Jazz Committee
Mykaell Riley

Mykaell Riley

Musician and music historian
Ben Ryan

Ben Ryan

Diversity and Inclusion specialist and Managing Director, Signifier
Richard Henry

Richard Henry

Musician and Professor of Jazz Trombone, Trinity Laban
James Joseph

James Joseph

Lawyer, Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport Board Member, Artist Manager
Cleveland Watkiss

Cleveland Watkiss MBE

International jazz musician
Victor Redwood-Sawyerr

Victor Redwood-Sawyerr

Founder at RED 1 ARTS, Managing Director at ILUVLIVE
Kate Miguda

Kate Miguda

Classical Musician, National Youth Orchestras of Scotland board member

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