Chairman | Head of Artist ManagementEmail Stephen Wright
T: +44 (0)20 7539 2642
Having left Cambridge University where Stephen studied law and modern languages, he co-founded the Oxford and Cambridge Shakespeare Company. Stephen then set up and ran the European office of an American concert management agency, Shawconcerts Ltd, after which he joined Harold Holt Ltd, later becoming Managing Director. Among the artists he managed were Mariss Jansons, Neville Marriner, John Eliot Gardiner and Seiji Ozawa. Stephen left Harold Holt with his division to set up IMG Artists Europe in 1991 where he became MD with responsibility for developing the business internationally. Stephen also established an audiovisual department at IMG Artists, setting up the BBC Legends CD label and producing a number of television and DVD programmes.
Managing Director and Chief Financial OfficerEmail Peter Martin
T: +44 (0)20 7539 2629
Peter has had a long and distinguished career in Arts Management. He was formerly Director of Finance and Projects at Askonas Holt, and Finance Director at the Southbank Centre. More recently he lived for 5 years in France, working as a professional lutenist. Since his return to the UK he has resumed his arts management career, working at the Barbican Centre as Head of Finance. Peter is a music graduate from Churchill College, Cambridge, and a chartered accountant.
Manager, Special ProjectsEmail Aurelie Baujean
T: +44 (0)7944 070231
After achieving her Masters in Management of Artistic Organisations at the Paris-Dauphine University, Aurelie started working in the TV production industry on diverse cultural shows in France. She then joined Ideale Audience International where she collaborated on various projects, including the Classic Archive Series and the documentary film “La Danse: The Paris Opera Ballet” by Frederick Wiseman. Aurelie enjoys playing the piano, horse riding in her native Berry and sailing around the Mediterranean Sea.
Head of Digital | Operations & Marketing ManagerEmail Martin Kendrick
T: +44 (0)20 7539 2622
After 5 years of running his own music website, playing guitar in a few bands and working in the digital departments of independent record companies, Martin joined ICA in 2010. He currently heads up the company’s digital offering, I.T. and marketing as well as ICA Films, the company’s video production department.
Head of Audio, ICA ClassicsEmail John Pattrick
T: +44 (0)13 0386 3424
Having reading History at Cambridge University, John joined EMI in 1965 where he spent the next 31 years working in the UK, including almost a decade as Director of EMI Classics UK and an equivalent period abroad in Sweden, Holland and the US where he was Vice President Angel/EMI Classics before returning to the UK in 1988 to become Vice President of EMI Classics International. In 1997, he joined IMG Artists as a consultant and set up with Stephen Wright, IMG Artist's Audio Visual Division, becoming it's Director, producing and distributing the BBC Legends label as well as working on many other projects including Classic Archive DVD with Ideale Audience and the Great Conductors of the 20th Century CD series distributed by EMI. After the acquisition of the AV Division by Medici Arts in 2007, he spent the next two years as Director, Medici Audio before joining ICA Limited in 2010.
Louise Waller-Smith (on maternity leave)
Head of DVD, ICA ClassicsEmail Louise Waller-Smith (on maternity leave)
T: +44 (0)20 7539 2624
Having read Music at Bristol University, followed by a Masters degree in Marketing, Louise began working for Stephen Wright at IMG Artists in 2002. She moved with Stephen to his new consultancy company, where she worked on Kenneth Branagh’s film of Mozart’s Magic Flute amongst other audiovisual projects. Louise joined ICA in 2008. In her spare time she enjoys cooking, baking and travelling, particularly in France and Italy.