Ian started his music business career at Bocu Music publishing, a boutique publishing company that handled numerous copyrights but best known for being ABBA’s publishers and the owner being the right hand man to Stig Anderson, Polar Music & ABBA’s manager.
Ian then launched RUSH RELEASE, promotions and marketing company, which is still active today(now run and owned by his Wife Jo & her team) and is the longest established independent promotion company. Over the years Rush Release has worked with all the major record labels as well as independents and was presented with over 200 Platinum Gold & Silver discs, The Company continues to flourish today and covers National & Regional Radio/Online/TV Promotion.
Currently heading up two companies, The Music Consultancy affording Consultancy services across all aspects of the music business including; A&R/Project Management/Music Publishing/Marketing & Promotion /Licensing/Label Deals/ etc.
Then Music Creatives (www.musiccreatives.london) was set up to cover other areas of the business. Music Creatives looks after Bespoke Artist Development, career development from Songwriting/Production/Mixes to Design/Artwork/Stylists/Photo Shoots/Videos to PR, Marketing & Promotion etc.