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Managing Director

"I truly believe there is much need for a charity such as Music Support, and so I’m honored to join the team at such a pivotal time where we’re developing our services and creating awareness of mental health issues and addiction within the industry.

My experience is within the non-for-profit and public sector, as a Programme Director and Head of Volunteer Recruitment. I’ve also been a self-managed artist (singer songwriter) performing in the UK and overseas.”

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sam parker

Co-founder & Consultant

"I believe that there is a need and a duty for there to be someone to turn to at a time of crisis and who will not only understand, but be able to give unbiased and non-judgemental help.

After 20 years in the music industry predominately in artist management ,I am now an ordained Interfaith Minister and Counsellor and I am pleased that there is a place for the industry to come to when someone in music needs help the most."


Nicola Smith

Services and Operations

"I've always worked in Project Management so it has been great to be able to use my experience to help structure and manage our helpline and festival Safe Tents. I'm also lucky enough to work with an amazing team of volunteers who play an integral part in supporting the services we provide, we couldn't do it without them."


Joanne croxford

Services Officer

“It’s an honour to be a part of a team of industry game changers who really understand the healing power of community in the way that Music Support does. 

I for one am proud to be a part of a collective where I can combine my extensive Artist management experience with having also worked in front-line mental health services and my own recovery journey, too, to offer something 100% by the industry, for the industry.”