YAW OWUSU will oversee and lead PRS Foundation’s new initiative that aims to power up Black music creators and industry executives, due to be announced later this month. The position will form part of the PRS Foundation’s Senior Management Team to integrate the programme learnings and actions across the organisation. He joined the organisation as programme consultant in August.
Yaw is also a Director and Executive Manager of The Playmaker Group where he is responsible for creative consultancy, talent development and content creation. He has consulted on multiple music projects, working with the likes of MTV, BET, Liverpool International Music Festival (LIMF), Nike, BBC Radio 1 Academy, MOBO, The Fader Label, Jockey Club Live and Levi’s. He has also produced radio documentaries for outlets such as BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra, BBC Radio 4 and The World Service.