PRS For Music appoints Colin Campbell-Austin as head of inclusion | Publishing

PRS for Music has appointed Colin Campbell-Austin to the newly-created function of head of inclusion and worker expertise. 

Reporting into chief folks and transformation officer, Suzanne Hughes, with the assist of a newly created variety and inclusion and tradition coordinator function, Campbell-Austin will likely be an advocate for all workers, main on PRS for Music’s Fairness, Range and Inclusion (EDI) technique, in addition to worker expertise technique, appearing as an envoy for the organisation’s tradition and values. 

Campbell-Austin joins PRS For Music following a various and intensive profession within the variety and inclusion area, together with Channel 4 and Telegraph Media Group.

Andrea Czapary Martin, CEO, PRS for Music, mentioned: “At PRS for Music, we’re dedicated to embedding a extra various and inclusive tradition, to construct a excessive performing and engaged crew who signify PRS members and the range of the world we reside in. We’re lucky to have somebody as extremely expert as Colin becoming a member of us, as we work alongside socially aware organisations and the UK Music Range Taskforce, to fulfil our pledge to its Ten-Level Plan. Usually variety and inclusion is a specialism that sits alongside different HR disciplines comparable to recruitment and studying, and has to affect them to drive improved inclusion. We at the moment are taking the strategy that embedding inclusion and a greater worker expertise ought to drive how we recruit, develop expertise and construct functionality. By creating this new function, we’re giving Colin management of the levers which might be wanted to make constructive change occur.”

Colin Campbell-Austin mentioned: “I’m proud to be taking over this function at PRS for Music at a pivotal second for the worldwide music trade, as we construct collectively in direction of a extra inclusive future for workers and music creators alike. Attracting, rising and nurturing the perfect folks is vital to success for any organisation. Range of thought, expertise and opinion will at all times produce higher outcomes. I imagine an awesome inclusive folks technique gives the platform to draw various expertise who really feel a part of one thing, whereas being themselves at work.”


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