• Career Development Workshop: Meet The Publishers: Speed Dating
    • Monday 21 June 2:30pm - 3:30pm


Damian Trotter

Damian is the Managing Director of Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia, a Director of APRA (Australasian Performing Rights Association), Director and former Chairperson of AMCOS (Australasian Mechanical Copyright Owners Society Limited) and AMPAL (Australasian Music Publishers Association Limited). He is also one of the patrons of the Australian Music Prize (AMP).

Damian has worked in the Australian music industry since 1982 holding key positions in sales, marketing, promotion and A&R before taking up the offer to come in and head up the newly established Sony Music Publishing (now Sony/ATV Music Publishing thanks to the addition of the Beatles catalogue) in 1992.

In this relatively short space of time, SATV has grown into a music publishing powerhouse both locally and internationally, representing many of the biggest names in the music world including The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Silverchair, Midnight Oil, Leonard Cohen, Beck, Augie March, Gurrumul, Paul Kelly, Don Walker, Jeff Buckley, Pearl Jam, Pete Murray, Delta Goodrem, The Hoodoo Gurus, Bob Evans, Sarah Blasko, Joni Mitchell, Oasis, The Hilltop Hoods, Lisa Gerrard, Ben Lee, Empire of the Sun, Angus and Julia Stone, Roy Orbison, Spiderbait, Lisa Mitchell and Kate Miller-Heidke... to name a few.

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Damian Trotter

Damian Trotter