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National Office

National Office

The National departments give specialist, sector-specific advice and guide our strategy on a national level. Issues relating to specific areas of employment are covered by the Education and Training, Live Performance, Music Writers, Recording and Broadcasting, and Orchestral departments.  

Contact us

The MU’s National departments serve the interests of members across the different regions that we represent. Our National Office is based in London, however, all our employees are currently working from home.

Contact info

020 7582 5566
60-62 Clapham Road SW9 0JJ

The team

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Horace Trubridge

General Secretary

MU Secretariat

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Naomi Pohl

Deputy General Secretary

MU Secretariat

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Phil Kear

Assistant General Secretary

MU Secretariat

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John Shortell

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Official

MU National Office

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Isabelle Gutierrez

Head of Communications & Government Relations

MU National Office

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Keith Ames

PR and Marketing Official

MU National Office

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Maddy Radcliff

Campaigns and Social Media Official

MU National Office

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Katerina Baranova

Digital Development Official

MU Communications

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Autumn Sharkey

Online Communications Officer

MU Communications and Government Relations

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Dawn Rodger

In House Solicitor

MU National Office

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Chris Walters

National Organiser

MU Education, Health & Wellbeing

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David Barnard

Official

MU Education & Training

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Rose Delcour-Min

Education & Equalities Officer

Education & Training

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Dave Webster

National Organiser

MU Live Performance

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Kelly Wood

Official

MU Live & Music Writers

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Jo Laverty

National Organiser

MU Orchestra Department

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Morris Stemp

Official

MU Orchestra Department

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Susie Gibbon

Acting Assistant

MU Orchestra department

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Geoff Ellerby

National Organiser

MU Recording & Broadcasting

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Michael Sweeney

Official

MU Recording & Broadcasting

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Annie Turner

Royalties Official

MU Recording & Broadcasting

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Sam Jordan

Sessions Official

MU Recording & Broadcasting

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Patrick Fitzroy

Licensing and Distribution Assistant

MU Recording & Broadcasting

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Wasim Yunus

Head of Membership

MU National Office

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