Making creativity more inclusive!

Vick Bain at a Roundhouse music industry event

                     Academic & Business Research Consultant with a focus on Diversity & Inclusion

I am the Past President of the Independent Society of Musicians, the former CEO of the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors and a Henley Business School MBA graduate with 25 years experience in music and the creative industries. I am also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a member of the British Academy of Management.

I offer a range of services from strategic business reviews and impact evaluations, equality and diversity research, consultancy, and training workshops.  I am also a research consultant for Counterculture

I also offer diversity and inclusion consulting through developing EDI policies and action plans, EDI research reports, data collection strategies, a variety of single topic workshops for 10 – 100 participants and a full change-management system called The Music Culture Creator

All of my work is grounded in lived experience and high quality research as a current PhD candidate at Queen Mary University of London in the Centre for Research in Equality and Diversity. 

My not-for-profit interests include being the Founder of a not-for-profit organisation supporting female musicians The F-List for Music CIC  and as an Advisor to numerous music industry boards and collectives. I am a judge for the Brits, the Music Week Awards and the Women in Music Awards.

I have been inducted into the Music Week Women in Music Awards Roll Of Honour and the BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour Music Powerlist.



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