Mark Davyd

Mark founded Music Venue Trust (MVT) in 2014, an award-winning charity that works to protect, secure and improve grassroots music venues (GMVs) across the UK.

MVT represents over 900 venues, and has campaigned to change laws and policies, to gain greater recognition for the vital work GMVs do and make them more sustainable.

Mark has co-owned Tunbridge Wells Forum for over 25 years, spent 20 years as CEO of the award-winning music charity Rhythmix and owns Outstanding Music, a 360-degree music company.

Mark is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a regular speaker at international conferences.