The BASCA Trust’s activities are overseen by a Board of Trustees. Our trustees are typically professionals involved in music, education, business or charity management. All trustees volunteer their time and expertise towards the strategic direction and accountability of the Trust.

Board of Trustees

Graham Davies is the CEO of the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers & Authors (BASCA), the professional association for the UK's music creators and the home of the prestigious Ivor Novello Awards...more.

Nigel Beaham-Powell started off in a band with the singer Bella Russell, and they then became a composing team for TV and film whose work amounted to over 400 shows, including 85 dramas for BBC (Campaign, Prisoners in Time) and ITV (The Chief, Harry’s Mad).....more

sarah-faulder-photo-from-publishers-licensing-societySarah Faulder is Chief Executive and Director, Publishers Licensing Society. She has extensive experience of copyright and of music business, publishing industry and related regulatory issues at both a local and international level...more
silvina-munich-cicac-photoSilvina Munich is Repertoires and Creators Relations Director, International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers...more

sarah-rodgers-basca-membership-photoSarah Rodgers is a composer and conductor and a direct descendant of the family of Henry Purcell. Sarah has played an active part in supporting composers over many years. She has been Chairman of the Composers Guild of Great Britain and a Director of the British Music Information Centre. ...more

Richard Skinner has a deep understanding of the music industry and leads the Music team at Coutts, Commercial Banking, which specialises in servicing the banking and funding needs of independent music businesses....more


Trust Administrator: Nigel Homer
Accountant: Prager Metis
Bank: Charities Aid Foundation Bank
Philanthropic services: Charities Aid Foundation and National Funding Scheme (“DONATE”)