Opening words from Deborah Annetts, ISM Chief Executive

'As a sector I think it is absolutely imperative that we come together and that we advocate strongly for the contributions that music and musicians make.

- Deborah Annetts

Deborah Annetts, ISM Chief Executive

Deborah is Chief Executive of the Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) where she has led a major change programme and grown its membership to over 10,500. She has also set up the ISM Trust which delivers award-winning professional development for the music sector. Deborah was named on BBC Woman’s Hour Power List: Top 40 in 2018 and is an established public speaker, having addressed Parliament several times.