Maddy Radcliff is Campaigns & Social Media Official at the Musicians’ Union (MU). The MU is the UK’s only trade union for musicians, with over 31,000 members.
Maddy has worked on national political and public-facing campaigns on issues ranging from fair pay to music education to working in the EU post-Brexit. She has worked on the MU’s Safe Space initiative since its inception, looking at ways to combat sexual harassment, abuse, discrimination and exploitation in the music industry. Maddy also works with the MU’s 5000 members aged 30 and under on issues affecting young musicians, and shares their insights as well as her own as part of the UK Music Futures Group.
Current projects include campaigning for stronger laws to end sexual harassment at work, producing practical mental health advice for young people new to freelancing, and building the MU Supporters network.