Sylvia Coleman

Non-Executive Director

Appointed: 27 November 2019

Non-executive Independent Director and Chair of the Environmental, Social and Governance Oversight Committee

Skills and Experience

Ms Coleman, initially a lawyer with Stephenson Harwood, has since spent most of her career in the Music Industry serving, across 25 years, as Senior Vice President of Legal and Business Affairs at EMI Music and prior to that, Sony Music where she was responsible for overseeing the company’s International and European legal and business affairs respectively.

Most recently, she co-founded BPureSounds, a music management company developing music artists and music related properties.

Additionally, Ms Coleman was a Non-executive Director of FTSE 250 digital entertainment plc until its acquisition by GVC Holdings plc.

She also served as a long-standing Chair of Chickenshed Theatre Company, a not-for-profit music and theatre company for young people celebrating diversity and inclusion and was on the Board of Reprieve, a charitable human rights organisation. She also co-founded Ceroc Enterprises, a dance company creating and franchising a contemporary dance phenomenon across the UK.