David Munns OBE

Chair of Trustees

David has been Chair of Nordoff Robbins since 2010, following a spell of two years as Chair of our Fundraising Committee. David has supported Nordoff Robbins for over 30 years, throughout his career in the Music Industry.

David has played an extensive role in the music industry having worked in senior marketing roles and as Director of A&R and Marketing between 1972 and 1987. In 1987David joined Polygram as MD and in 1991 was promoted to the position of Senior Vice President – Pop Marketing at Polygram International. Here he worked with artists including Bon Jovi, U2, the Bee Gees, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Van Morrison amongst many others.

In 2001, David re-joined EMI as Worldwide Vice-Chairman and CEO of North America and stayed in that role until 2007.

David is also Chair of the Music Industry Trusts Award, having held this position since 1995. To date, the event has raised over £4m for Nordoff Robbins and the BRIT Trust. In 2011, David was honoured with a surprise MITs Award in recognition of his outstanding contribution to charity.

David currently represents Bon Jovi and Kate Bush and consults on artist and industry issues.