Kirsty Booth (Music Publishers Association)

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Kirsty joined the Music Publishers Group of Companies in 2014 taking on the role of part-time Project & Outreach Manager whilst also working at Fintage Music Publishing as Creative Services Manager. Fintage was sold to Kobalt in late 2016 and as of January 2017, Kirsty re-joined the MPA on a four days a week basis, as Membership & Outreach Manager.

Kirsty has a wealth of experience from the music publishing, recording and management businesses, starting her career with the A&R team at Virgin Music Publishers. After the Virgin Music Group was sold to EMI, Kirsty went on tour with various artists for Circus Productions, a live production company.  She eventually re-joined her former friends and colleagues at Chrysalis Music as Artist Liaison / Production Manager (for their label Hansome Records).

After taking time off to have a child, Kirsty went on to study Commercial Media at the University of Westminster, whilst also working part-time at Bucks Music as Artist Liaison for Rinsin’ Music, specialising in the jungle & drum’n’bass genres. Alongside her music industry career Kirsty has worked with social enterprises such as Media for Development and The Forgiveness Project, where she has used her passion, as well as the skills she has learnt within the music and film industry.