Marc Jaffrey OBE


Marc has 35 years of experience as a creative leader of high-impact campaigns and large-scale change programmes in the creative industries, business, education, international development, social causes and the arts.

He was appointed OBE in 2010 for services to music and education.

Marc led the Music Manifesto. It is the most successful arts campaign in UK history, attracting £332m and driving large-scale improvements in the education system.

Marc has been a senior independent adviser to the Secretaries of State at the DfE and DCMS. He made a distinctive contribution as a BBC commissioner, developing a portfolio of award-winning content and services.

Marc is a compelling advocate for the value of creative skills and the capacity for music and the arts to transform lives. He is passionate about equity, diversity and inclusion, enabling human potential and vinyl – not always in that order.


Marc Jaffrey