Sarah Faulder – Chief Executive, Music Publishers Association

Sarah Faulder joined the Music Publishers Association (MPA) as Chief Executive in 1997.  Before her appointment she had been with law firm Taylor Joynson Garrett for a number of years, latterly as a partner, where she specialised in copyright and entertainment law.

Other professional positions include various offices within the International Association of Entertainment Lawyers (IAEL) from 1991, culminating in the Presidency from 1995 to 1998, and Chair of the Bliss Trust since the early 1990’s.

The MPA exists to safeguard the interests of music publishers and the writers signed to them, providing publishers with a forum and a collective voice.  It aims to defend the value of musical copyright whilst encouraging positive engagement with the new technologies; it also works to inform both legislators and the wider public of the importance and value of copyright.

The MPA plays an active part in cross industry initiatives.  It acts as an information and service centre for the benefit of its members and the public at large.  Its publications include a quarterly magazine and it runs a growing training and education programme and numerous other events