Akua Afram

Akua Afram

Head of A&R (Artist & Repetoire)London, United Kingdom
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Akua Afram

Akua Afram

Head of A&R (Artist & Repetoire)London, United Kingdom
About me
Extensive experience in the music business, tech, higher education and the creative arts. Also, a celebrated tastemaker and advocate for creators in various African music scenes. During my tenure in the UAE; lead the curation of music playlists in the best hospitality establishments in the Middle East - Atlantis Hotel, The Fairmont, Dubai Mall, Lexus, Armani Hotel (Burj Khalif) and many more. Keen on developing the ever-changing music/creator eco-system in tech, hospitality and other spaces. Also a social media expert who is solutions and business focused in contentment development within the tech space. Strong partner/stakeholder management and manage paid social for teams and digital ad campaigns. procurement of major licensing deals, data analysis, collaborative problem-solving. Developing and executing activations, corporate sponsorships (creators/artists) and comms, with a creative and agile approach. Streamlining ops workflows, roadmaps and process improvements, whilst working collaboratively in the team and XFN stakeholders. Bi-lingual in Akan (Twi) and basic German. PGCE qualified educator with up to 10 years' experience in higher/vocational education in music business and other creative strands. A committee member of global female-led not-for-profit music org, SheSaidSo and founder of new independent music publishing company; Bono State Music Publishing Ltd. #womenintech
  • Lexus - Intersect
    Lexus - IntersectThis design-conscious café-shop-intellectual space from Lexus is one of the coolest conceptual spots in Dubai.
Work history
    Head of A&R (Artist & Repetoire)Rehegoo Music Group
    London, United KingdomFull Time
  • Budget Control
  • Education
  • Product Development
  • Music
  • Technology
  • Team Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Partnerships
  • Brand Activation