Anders is an Arts Management Consultant specialising in strategy, finance, operations, governance, change management & IT. He is a Trustee of Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) as well as a professional member of the British Computer Society.
Carien has been the CEO since 2006. Prior to this, she worked extensively with independent artists & musicians, arts organisations, as well as voluntary & public sector organisations. Carien studies part-time at the OU.
Charlotte manages our programme in London and the South East. As well as developing projects for Drake Music, she also runs a series of walks in London called Most Curious Tours, works as a freelance musician, & teaches violin privately.
Danny Braverman | Associate National Manager, Artistic Development
Danny works as an artist & teacher in performing arts. He has been Director of the Orpheus Centre, Head of Education at Theatre Royal Stratford East & Senior Theatre Officer at The Arts Council. As well as working with Drake Music, Danny is currently a Visiting Lecturer at Goldsmith’s Uni.
Delia has been working with Drake Music since June 2010. Bringing a considerable range of arts sector experience, Delia is delivering across a number of areas which fall under the banner of Business Development.
Doug has worked with Drake Music since 2000 in a variety of roles delivering music sessions, training, consultancy, and project management. Doug is a freelance musician and a member of the band Angel Tech.
Douglas Noble | Associate National Manager, Consultancy & Training
Since 2005 Douglas has worked in arts, learning & participation, with a specialism in music as a means of bringing about beneficial change - following a successful first career as an asylum & immigration solicitor. He is also p/t Strategic Director of Wellbeing at Live Music Now.
Gemma has many years experience within the disability arts field, both as an Arts Manager & Artist. She has worked for DM as a Programme Manager Associate Artist / Musician and Trainer. Her work includes film, photography, DJing & digital music.
Ivan Riches | Producer, Connect & Collaborate London
Ivan is a visual / sound artist, community filmmaker & producer. He has experience in arts project development, production & delivery in both the public & private sectors. www.eyesociation.org. www.ivanriches.org.uk
Jenny joined Drake Music as the team's Administrator in November 2009. She has gained valuable experience of working in both the private & public sectors in various roles since leaving college in 1992.
Jonathan Westrup | Associate Musician, Trainer, Consultant
Jonathan has worked with Drake Music since 2005, delivering a range of Learning & Participation projects, accredited music courses, teacher training and the influential DM Education initiative. He plays drums and guitar in two bands in Bristol, where he lives and works.
Mary joined Drake Music in 2014. She is a writer and producer who works across art forms. Previously General Manager of Extant, she also ran Encounter festival in North Kent, and co-founded the arts festival Fantasy High Street.