Paul Burger

Senior Non-Executive Director

Appointed: 30 July 2018

Senior Non-executive Independent Director, Chair of the Portfolio Committee and Chair of the Nomination Committee

Skills and Experience

Mr Burger has spent more than 40 years in the music business.

As President of Sony Music EMEA, he sat on the board of most of Sony’s operating companies in Europe including the UK. Through his SohoArtists company he has nurtured young talent who have risen to great prominence in both the World Music and Folk genres. His marketing skills were recognised by him being awarded Holland’s Edison Award for Best Historical Music Series.

Mr Burger’s board experience includes stints in both the commercial and not-for-profit sectors. He has been a Director of The BRIT Trust, The Music Managers Forum, The BPI, as well as a number of start-ups and small companies.

He serves currently as Chair of the Finance and Investment committee of The BRIT Trust and as a Governor at The BRIT School and served as Chair of Governors for six years.

He is also a Director of The New Israel Fund’s Global Board as well as of The New Israel Fund UK– an NGO which promotes the values of human rights and social justice for all residents of Israel regardless of race, religion, or ethnicity, as well as the Hofesh Schechter Company.