Anthony Hughes, Birmingham Music Network, 2011
About The Music Network's Anthony Hughes:
With a commercial background which spans creative sectors from commercial art & fine art, design and multimedia to video production, music and performance, his in depth knowledge sets him apart from others working in and advising the public sector. He brings a creative workers informed perspective to project development, management, consultation and strategy development.
Anthony’s wide knowledge and experience across the spectrum of the creative industries, coupled with his commercial background, has enabled him to develop a meaningful business engagement with companies across the region. He has successfully developed their investment in skills development, business strategies and inward investment planning levering in public funding to help aid this commercial growth. His thoughtful, dynamic and informed approach to his work has led to some successful sector specific training programmes and buy in from the sector, and his commercial acumen has helped them translate creative product into commercial business models with revenue potential.
He has been a working musician for over 20 years, artist and writer. He is also co-chair of the music network.