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APRA AMCOS announces Adam Townsend as Writer Services Director

Media Published Friday 9 December 2022
Adam Townsend

APRA AMCOS today announces that Adam Townsend has been appointed the Writer Services Director and will be returning to Sydney to take up the role from March 2023.

Adam is currently the UK and Europe APRA AMCOS Representative, a role he has developed for almost 10 years. He has established an extensive global network and is a respected voice in the international music industry.

Adam has also worked at two of the largest collection societies (PRS for Music and PPL) and has experienced the rapidly changing needs for songwriter and composer members in different markets.

He has worked with some of the biggest artists in the world and their representatives, as well as developed and mentored many emerging members through writing sessions, networking events and providing comprehensive education for careers in European territories. His experience is matched with a commitment to make the world for songwriters and composers the very best it can be.

“I am incredibly proud to have played a pivotal role in countless songwriters’ development, from signing management to helping secure record and publishing deals. I am very excited to now return to Sydney to be part of a leadership team that is dedicated to sustainable futures for writers and the Australian music industry,” said Adam Townsend.

“Adam brings deep knowledge and international experience to this newly designed position which plays a pivotal engagement role for the writer community across all genres and drives continuous improvement of services,” said Alison Wright, Head of Membership, APRA AMCOS.