- Meet the Publishers
Monday : 1:20pm – 2:20pm
Catherine holds joint roles as Manager of Publishing (Hal Leonard Australia Pty Ltd) and Executive Director, Publishing and Copyright of All Music Publishing and Distribution Pty Ltd (AMPD).
Catherine joined AMPD (then Allans Publishing) in 2000 after 10 years in a senior management position at AMEB Federal Office. In 2006, Catherine bought-in as a shareholder and Executive Director of the business, re-naming it AMPD.
The AMPD business was merged with Hal Leonard Australia in 2011 and both brands co-exist in a partnership that is a major force in print music publishing.
Catherine is also Chair of the Australasian Music Publishers’ Association Limited (AMPAL), a Director of the Australasian Mechanical Copyright Owners’ Society (AMCOS), and a Councillor of the Music Council of Australia. She holds a Bachelor of Music from the University of Melbourne and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Passionate about music, business and publishing, Catherine is committed to creating opportunities to make print music accessible to musicians whilst exploiting works to the advantage of the composers – both in physical and digital print music formats.