THE FOUNDERS

DUNCAN LEWIS

Duncan has a 30 year career working within the music industry. 

As a manager he has represented artists, groups and songwriters and secured major and independent publishing and recording deals. He has supported artists in their development from raw ambition to chart success in both the UK and International markets. He has extensive experience in artist development and A&R working alongside and with industry leaders.

As a producer Duncan has been involved in numerous recording sessions and produced the Delays hit debut album ‘Faded Seaside Glamour’.  Artists that he has represented have worked with top line producers and he has also produced live radio sessions for both national and regional broadcasters.

He has years of experience working in the live arena, advancing the logistical and budgeting of tours and tour management. In collaboration with headline companies he has covered tours, festivals and promotional commitments in the UK & Europe, USA, South America and Japan, working from the smallest of club tours up to the main stages at major festivals.

He is also a visiting lecturer at various institutes & universities in the UK lecturing in Music Business BA [Hons].

JANEY de NORDWALL

BAFTA award winning producer Janey has over 25 years working in the film and advertising industry and set up her production company Silver Films in 1996. Alongside producing her own award winning films she has produced music videos and commercials for leading brands in the automotive, computer games & fashion industries including producing commissioned content with David Bowie, Jamiroquai and the Tomb Raider franchise.

Since 2013 Janey has produced and directed ten British Arrows award ceremonies which are now the largest and most prestigious within the advertising industry. In 2017 she served as MD and Director of the board at British Arrows. 

She was instrumental to the strategy, creation and delivery of BAD (British Arrows Doorway) an initiative connecting the advertising industry with young people of colour or from disadvantaged backgrounds who are looking for paid jobs in the creative industry. 

Uniquely connected, and highly respected within the industries she has worked in, Janey has also been a fellow of The RSA since 2017.

Since returning from a six-week solo roadtrip last year, around the west coast of Scotland and the Outer Inner Hebrides in her 1970's VW campervan with her cat, she has written her first book - FROM A WONKY PATH TO AN OPEN ROAD.

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