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Paul Reed

Association of Independent Festivals (AIF)
Chief Executive
Paul is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the AIF alongside shaping and implementing strategic development and growth. In addition, Paul oversees all campaigns, communications, partnerships and membership development at AIF.

Paul has an extensive background in the live industry, having worked as an independent gig promoter alongside running artist liaison and stage-managing at the likes of Evolution Festival and Secret Garden Party. Prior to this, Paul worked for three years at music development agency Generator in a wide-ranging role that included managing their live programmes and editing their industry newsletter ‘The Gen’. Paul was also previously Head of Operations at classical music centre The Conservatoire and Operations Manager at festival event management company The Event Umbrella.

Favourite festival moment: Doing artist liaison for Iggy and the Stooges at Evolution Festival. Have you seen their rider?!