Duncan Ballantyne


Duncan is the founder of Ballantyne Communications, a senior consultant, arts manager and programmer with fourteen years experience of campaigning and developing cross-cultural and international projects.  The agency was born in 2012 and provides communications, branding and digital services for a range of clients and projects - from music, food and festivals to travel and human rights. He is co founder of Tiger's Milk, a Peruvian music and arts company and loves eating octopus.

Joss Yerbury

Head of Music PR

Joss has been working on the promotional side of music since he started his music industry tenure. Always involved in artist development, he spent considerable time at Kartel in London where he ran campaigns for the likes of Soundway Records, Believe Recordings, Fat Freddy’s Drop, Ibibio Sound Machine & Brownswood. He continues to work with artist development company Funnel Music and up to 2018 was a senior label manager at digital distributor InGrooves. He also likes a ramble.

Jennifer Cowling


Jennifer previously worked extensively as a manager and administrator in a variety of sectors including the NHS, charities and councils as well as running her own retail and catering business for 12 years.

Andrew Pretty

Creative Director of Pretty Media

A multi-channel graphic designer and creative director with extensive experience working on product branding, music and arts marketing collateral and  retail environments for both print and digital. Andrew has extensive knowledge on print production and procurement. Clients include: Habitat, Richard James Savile Row, Ceviche, World Circuit Records, Arcadia, M&S, TK Maxx, St Lukes Communications and RPM to name a few.