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Paul Bonham

Music Managers Forum (UK)
Accelerator Programme Manager
Paul runs Accelerator, supported by YouTube Music and Arts Council England the the world’s first independent funding and professional development programme designed solely for artist, songwriter and producer managers. It aims to increase the number of sustainable full-time management businesses operating in the UK, empowering them to work with a greater range of creative talent. The MMF engages, advises and lobbies industry associates and wider industry on issues that are relevant to managers. Paul has recently led the recently published "Managing Expectations" report which spotlights the ever changing business of artist management.  
Prior to this role Paul has 20 years experience as an independent artist manager, festival promoter and label manager as well as in the public funder sector.