Jess Partridge

United Kingdom

Founder of Sounds & Strategy, BDT Sounds and London in Stereo, Jess Partridge focuses on supporting the international music industry through talent development, export, marketing and community creation using tools such as funding advice, mentoring, workshops and project management. With a passion for equality in music, she was responsible for setting up and developing Keychange for the PRS Foundation which now has 600+ organisations committed to improving representation. She’s created and delivered impactful programmes for EMEE, Annie Mac,, British Council and many more.

A proactive and knowledgeable champion of new music, through London in Stereo she was the first to give cover features to acts such as Little Simz, Loyle Carner, Ms Banks, Haai, Shygirl and Mitski. With a distribution of more than 45k each month at its height, she oversaw the publication of 80+ magazines.