Dean Ormston
Head of Membership Services Group, APRA AMCOS

As head the of the Member Services Group for APRA/AMCOS, Dean oversees the company’s Membership, Distribution, International, Communications and Government Relations portfolios. He works closely with Federal and State Governments, lobbying for the recognition and support of creators’ rights and securing investment for a range of initiatives including Sounds Australia, the National Live Music Office,song-writing residencies in high schoolsand international songwriting collaborations for Australian songwriters. Dean initiated research relating to the economic contribution of the Australian venue-based live music industry and most recently, the application of tax-offsets to the commercial music industry.

Website: www.apraamcos.com.au

Dean appears on the Face The Music 2015 session:
National Music Issues Forum – Driving Australia’s Contemporary Music Development