Our team has a wealth of commercial experience. We have all delivered success for creative businesses since before
the digital revolution and we want to work with you.
Dominic McGonigal is a talented and successful creative industries executive with 30 years of experience in the sector, over half of that time at Board and director level. He is Chairman of C8 Associates, the consultancy specialising in optimising profitability for creative businesses.
Angela Newton has over 18 years’ experience in content and brand development across the publishing sector. She is highly experienced in developing new products, brands and commercial channels, as well as repositioning and overhauling legacy brands to meet changing market needs.
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Cecilie Dreyer is a strategic and analytical creative industry professional supporting companies in growth by implementing performance measurement infrastructure, process optimisation, operational and budget control. Cecilie is the Founder and Director of a music tech start-up based in London and Los Angeles focusing on taking music to market effectively.
Florian Koempel is a qualified German lawyer. He obtained a Law Degree from the University of Regensburg in Bavaria; in 1998, he passed the bar exam in Munich and has worked for the Regional Court and in private practice. He holds an LLM in Intellectual Property from Queen Mary and Westfield and a Competition Law Diploma from Kings College.
Lynne is an established senior executive within the creative industries, with significant experience in policy, corporate communications and strategy. She is Founder and Director of The Fourth Pillar, a venture dedicated to championing the rights of creators and the importance of the creative industries, and a Board member of various music-related organisations.
Olivia de Fouchier
Olivia de Fouchier is an International Relations and European Affairs specialist. She has over 5 years’ experience working within the EU institutions and as in project management for EU-related consultancies. She supports C8 activities through coordination and monitoring of Brussels and Member States’ activity.
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Paul Lynton is one of the country’s leading digital and traditional licensing, copyright marketing, and compilation experts for audio and audio-visual products. He is acknowledged as an expert in world-wide music/audio visual copyright, digital rights licensing for many uses including premiums, promotions, synchronisation, marketing and merchandising.