After reading music at Edinburgh University, Jo joined the record company Select Music – working as a label manager and then in international A&R for Naxos Records. He then went to Decca Records as an Executive Producer, for artists such as Vladimir Ashkenazy, Alfred Brendel, Danielle de Niese and Albrecht Mayer – before moving across to the world of management at Askonas Holt in late 2009. Outside of work (but before children came along), Jo founded and conducted the chamber choir VOX, and composed and recorded scores for various short films, film trailers, adverts and numerous choral works. In 2017, Jo fulfilled a life long dream and ran the London Marathon!
Jo chairs IAMA’s Media & Broadcasting committee.
Jo guest-edited the Spring 2019 edition of our magazine, The Green Room, sharing his enthusiasm for new technologies in our technology focus: