Vanessa Reed

Vanessa Reed is CEO of PRS Foundation and Founder of Keychange. Through her work at PRS, she has launched several funding programmes designed to increase access to the music industry, including the Momentum Music Fund, Women Make Music, and the New Music Biennial. Outside of PRS, Vanessa serves on the board of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, where she oversees the orchestra's diversity initiatives, as well as serving as chair of Sound UK Arts. As well as being awarded a Fellowship by Leeds College of Music, in 2018 Vanessa was recognised as third most influential woman in music by BBC Woman’s Hour power list.