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APRA and AMCOS Board Election Results

Story Published Friday 20 November 2020

APRA AMCOS hosted two virtual annual general meetings from Sydney on Wednesday 18 November using GoToWebinar technology.


Re-elected to the APRA board were Publishers Matthew Capper and Jaime Gough. Writer Mark Callaghan was newly elected to the APRA Board.

Jenny Morris and Damian Trotter were named as Chair and Deputy Chair of the APRA Board.

On the AMCOS Board, Publishers Philip Burn, Heath Johns and Damian Trotter retained their positions.

Ian James and Matthew Capper were named as Chair and Deputy Chair of the AMCOS Board.

The APRA Board

  1. Jenny Morris OAM MNZM, Writer Director (Chair)
  2. Damian Trotter, Sony/ATV Music Publishing (Deputy Chair)
  3. Amanda Brown, Writer Director
  4. Mark Callaghan (newly elected)
  5. Matthew Capper, Warner/Chappell Music Australia (re-elected)
  6. Jaime Gough, Native Tongue Music Publishing (re-elected)
  7. Ian James AM, Mushroom Music Publishing
  8. Andrew Jenkins, Universal Music Publishing
  9. Chris Neal, Writer Director
  10. Bic Runga, NZ Writer Director
  11. Philip Walker, Origin Music Group
  12. Jonathan Zwartz, Writer Director

The AMCOS Board

  1. Ian James AM, Mushroom Music Publishing (Chair)
  2. Matthew Capper, Warner/Chappell Music Australia (Deputy Chair)
  3. Philip Burn, Hal Leonard (re-elected)
  4. Jaime Gough, Native Tongue Music Publishing
  5. Peter Hebbes AM, Hebbes Music Group
  6. Clive Hodson, Perfect Pitch Publishing
  7. Andrew Jenkins, Universal Music Publishing
  8. Heath Johns, BMG Rights Management (re-elected)
  9. Steve McPherson, Hillsong Publishing
  10. Simon Moor, Kobalt Music Group
  11. Damian Trotter, Sony/ATV Music Publishing (re-elected)
  12. Philip Walker, Origin Music Group