Paulette Long OBE has worked within the music industry for over 34 years beginning her career in music PR and artist management. Moving on to work for independent music publisher Westbury Music (where she became a director) Paulette worked within all areas of publishing from licensing, artist development and business affairs to royalty accounts and distribution. Also finding time to work for an advertising agency on their music accounts and an independent record label before setting up her own management company.
Currently serving as a board director for The Music Publishers Association and a previous director of PRS For Music where she held the post of Deputy Chair, Paulette is an Ambassador for the PRS Foundation and a trustee of the PRS Members Fund.
A founding member of ADMM who successfully created the UK music industry’s first Diversity Charter (formally adopted by UK Music), Paulette currently sits as co-chair of the UK Music Diversity Task Force and co-chair of the BPI Diversity Committee. In 2016 Paulette was added to Music Week’s ‘Women In Music Roll Of Honour’ and later that year received an OBE for services to the music industry. More recently, in 2017 she received a Gold Badge Award from BASCA (British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors).