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    Working Group

WeCreate Working Group

The WeCreate Working Group manage the organisation on behalf of its members and are the people to contact if you have any questions or comments for us.

PAULA BROWNING

CHAIR

paula@wecreate.org.nz • 027 484 3495

Having held roles in the commercial, education and sport sectors, Paula is now CE of Copyright Licensing New Zealand – the licensing agency for the publishing industry. Never one to accept “we’ve always done it this way….” Paula enjoys advocating for change and working with others to make things happen.

KRISTIN BOWMAN

LEGAL COUNSEL & GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS EXECUTIVE

kristin@wecreate.org.nz • 021 913 236

Kristin has 30 years commercial legal experience in various legal firms and in-house roles in New Zealand and the United Kingdom, including 10 years specialising in the licensing of intellectual property for PureDepth Inc., PPNZ Music Licensing and now Recorded Music NZ. Kristin is passionate about ensuring a fair return for recording artists and their labels and building a culture of value and respect for the creative process and the business of creativity

VICTORIA BLOOD

MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS EXECUTIVE

victoria@wecreate.org.nz • 027 272 7989

Vicky has had a 30+ year career in the international music industry – much of it based in London. During the 1990s she was Head of Marketing and Creative Development at BMG/RCA UK and also set up BMG’s film, tv, and video arm. In 1997, Vicky co-founded the Byrne Blood Group, which became the pop powerhouse of the time, selling over 20 million records. Intending to semi-retire in NZ in 2004, Vicky instead discovered Gin Wigmore and managed her until 2010, when Gin moved to the USA. Vicky has been Chair of the NZ Music Commission since March 2013.