Music Business Worldwide (MBW) was founded by Tim Ingham in 2015.
Tim is a well-known music industry commentator and was editor of respected UK trade title Music Week for four years before stepping down in late 2014.
He has written about the music industry for the likes of The Guardian, The Independent, The Observer, The Daily Mail and NME.
As a media pundit, he has discussed the entertainment business with outlets including BBC Newsnight, CNN, The Times, Sky/BBC/ITV/Channel 4 News, Al Jazeera and many more.
In 2014, Tim was named one of the world’s 500 Most Influential Britons – and one of the 20 most influential British music execs – by The Sunday Times & Debrett’s.
Outside of MBW, Tim is a Non-Exec Director of IMPEL (Independent Music Publishers e-Licensing), which enables independent music publishers to collectively license their Anglo-American mechanical digital rights on a pan-European basis.
Its 40+ members include the likes of Beggars Music, Bucks Music Group, Imagem Music, Mute Song Ltd, peermusic, The Music Sales Group and Warp Music Limited. As such, IMPEL represents rights in songs that have been performed by the likes of The Kinks, Bob Marley, One Direction, Pink Floyd, Elvis Presley and Daft Punk.