Vanessa Reed

Vanessa Reed

Vanessa Reed is President and CEO of New Music USA , a national New York based non-profit which supports the ecosystem for new music in the US. She took up this role in August 2019 following a decade as CEO of PRS Foundation (UK) which she transformed into an international advocate and go-to-partner for major artist development programs. She is founder of the international Keychange program for gender justice in music and has received multiple awards for her work including from Classical Next (Rotterdam), Royal Philharmonic Society, The Ivors Academy, and the BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour Power List 2018 which named her 3rd most influential woman in the music industry after Beyoncé and Taylor Swift. Vanessa was proud to serve on the Board of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic before moving to the US and has strong links to the city through her father who is an alumni of Liverpool University, her husband who founded FACT, and her love of Liverpool FC. Follow her on @iamvanessareed 

For more information please visit: https://www.newmusicusa.org/profile/vanessa-reed/