Steve Porter

Steve Porter is Chief Executive of the MCPS-PRS Alliance - one of Europe's leadingroyalty collecting societies, which licenses music rights and pays royalties to 50,000 composers, songwriters and music publishers in the UK and many thousands more around the world.

Steve joined the Alliance in 1998 having worked in senior management positions in the record industry and with Price Waterhouse in London.

First as Alliance Finance Director and latterly as Managing Director, Steve has extensive knowledge of the worldwide business of music rights management - particularly in relation to online business models.

Steve's experience of the music industry and with other collecting societies globally, together with his commitment to improved service for members and customers alike makes him ideally suited to drive the MCPS-PRS Alliance forward to reach its full potential.

Steve recently led the Alliance team in negotiations with Swedish society, STIM, that led to their announcing a joint initiative to create a new world class processing centre for music rights administration - ICE.

He is Chairman of CELAS, the Central European Licensing and Administration Service, operated by the MCPS-PRS Alliance and GEMA to license EMI Music Publishing's catalogue for online and mobile usage.

Steve Porter

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