Joan Eades - Head of Music Licensing, Ricall

Joan has been a licence negotiator of music for commercials, film and television since 1981.  She was a member of the licensing team at the MCPS and joined Search – The Sound Advice Company in 1989, part of the Jeff Wayne Music Group.

Leaving in 1996 to set up her own consultancy, she was also employed as freelance Synchronisation Manager by Acuff-Rose Music as well as clearing rights for the majority of major advertising agencies in London.

Joan joined Ricall in 2000 and is currently Head of Music Licensing advising the company of copyright directives, copyright law and negotiating licences for advertising campaigns, films and television for clients both in UK and abroad.