Sally Anne Gross started her career in the music industry as a music manager in 1990. Over two decades she has been involved with 5 acts ( either as a manager or a record company director) that have each sold over a million records: Adamski, Rollo and Rob D (who are responsible for Dido), Urban Cookie Collective, William Orbit, Gotan Project and now One Direction with the song Little Things,penned by her client Fiona Bevan.
She is also the co-author of ‘Can Music Make You Sick? - the largest ever study into the relationship between the working conditions of the music industry and the mental health and well-being of musicians. Sally is particularly interested in music development theory (A & R), labour relations, gender inequality, diversity and copyright law and how its development impacts on the creative processes. She continues to work as international business affairs manager for Ya Basta Records and Science et Melodie Publishing in Paris, home of Gotan Project