Meet the team

Alex Ampofo

Alexandra Ampofo is an entrepreneur a tour and concert Promoter at one of the UK's leading gig promoters, Metropolis Music, part of the conglomerate of live music giants, Live Nation Entertainment. She has worked on the shows and tours of some of the world’s leading talent’s such as; Goldlink, SiR, Kojey Radical, Etta Bond, JMSN, Jordan Rakei and Ghetts to name a few.

 

With over 6 years’ experience, Alexandra Ampofo has been making her mark on the creative industry. Founding Acoustic Live in 2013, an award-winning events company, dedicated to the manifestation of acoustic talent. Alexandra has built a dedicated community, providing a powerful platform that offers artists a chance to flourish.

The 25-year-old Business Management and Leadership graduate specialises in Live music events, content curation and promotion. Through innovation, collaboration with other brands, over the last five years, Alexandra has managed to successfully work with Google, Puma, KA Drinks, Desperados on Acoustic Live events, as well as being enlisted to now work with the UNICEF Music Group with top professionals in the music industry, focusing on harnessing the power of music to help children and families affected by war or disaster.

Raven Twigg

Raven is based in London, but originally from Grimsby. Starting her career within the music industry in 2012 as a freelance music blogger based in the Northern Quarter of Manchester, Raven then joined the team at Manchester Arena where she stayed for 4 years in between travelling. Living in Australia, America and exploring Indonesia before settling back in the UK.

 

In 2017, Raven became a Bookings Assistant for SMG Europe, programming five U.K. arenas and theatres before migrating South and joining Metropolis Music as a promoter assistant to the Managing Director.

Raven has been involved with some exciting tours during her time with Metropolis Music including programming Somerset House Summer Series 2019 & 2020, Björk, Janelle Monáe, Charli XCX, Mika, Koffee, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Tyler, the Creator, Goldfrapp and many more.

 

In March 2019, Raven was part of a team of five industry professionals who established Women Connect UK. A networking collective for women working within the creative industry sector. Curating and hosting live events focused around important topics are some of the tasks Raven carries out as an active co-founder of the company. She also became part of the UNICEF music group with some of the bosses of the music industry, collectively utilising their resources and knowledge to raise funds for children who are in need.

Bre Antonia

With experience in music performance, production, songwriting and management, Bre Antonia is a true music industry contributor. Currently working in the International Marketing department for Sony Music Entertainment UK, Bre embodies the space where creative meets corporate. She has worked on the campaigns of major acts such as Mark Ronson, Brittany Howard and Louis Tomlinson, and has performed at staple UK venues such as Shepherd’s Bush Empire and EartH, Hackney.

 

In addition to her love for music creation and marketing, the 25 year old is a diligent campaigner for racial and gender equality. In 2018, she made history by curating and hosting Sony Music’s first-ever Black History Month celebration, which amplified the voices, successes and stories of black British creatives for the entire month of October. Her advocacy for equality continued in 2019, when she co-founded Women Connect with Alex Ampofo. In 2020, she hopes to continue making a way for the next wave of music industry newcomers, and wants to continue contributing to music, on the stage and in the office.

Becky Stainton

Becky started her Music Industry journey in 2014 when she moved from Leeds to London to study Music Business at University. This is where she simultaneously received a First Class Honours Degree alongside completing several music industry internships with the likes of Glassnote Records, Kontraband Merchandise and Sony Music UK. This ranged from working with the whole of an indie label team, to understanding merchandise production and then international marketing in a major label. From this she went on to work with the Visual Creative team at 4th Floor Creative Group within Sony Music where she co-ordinates a team of Creative Directors and Commissioners who produce award winning Music Videos, including that of Little Mix, Beardy Man and Brittany Howard.

 

The 25 year old comes from a creative background; she studied music performance and technology at Leeds College of Music in 2011, but also has a passion for all aspects of the creative industries, including fashion design and creative direction for photoshoots where she would design and make clothes and produce photoshoots alongside her college and university career. At University, Becky felt as though there wasn’t a great awareness of networking events within the creative industries with accessible women figureheads and so, in 2019, she joined the incredibly passionate and talented team of women at Women Connect in hopes to help bring a strong network of women in the industry together.  

Sian has been working in the Music Industry since 2014 after completing various internships in Music PR, Sync & Licensing and working part-time in a recording studio. Since then, she has worked in a successful music Booking Agency before realising that her true passion lay in playing a key role in Artist touring strategy. She now works as a touring assistant at Metropolis Music working on shows for Noname, Giggs, Hardy Caprio, Blood Orange and D Double E to name a few. She was also took on the role of Festival Manager during the inaugural The Ends Festival in 2019 which saw the likes of Damien Marley, Nas and Wizkid headline the 3-day long festival in Croydon. Sian is also a co-founder of KLUB KONA, the Women in Music supper club and takes part in various initiatives surrounding the empowerment of females in the industry.

Sian Pescow