Australasian songwriters and composers are making a splash on the global stage, and we’re here to help amplify that impact for our members.

Our international team works to provide opportunities, exposure and recognition for our members by hosting events, creating networks and sharing vital local knowledge.

Our newest team member Lani Richmond is based in Los Angeles, while a little further east in Nashville, you’ll find our representative Mark Moffatt. Over in London, Adam Townsend is there to support you in the UK and Europe.

If you’re relocating, touring or living in the USA, UK or Europe, get in touch.

Los Angeles: Lani Richmond 

Lani is an Australian living in Los Angeles. She moved to the USA in 2006, having spent 15 years promoting nightclubs and producing events in Sydney. Lani has toured throughout Europe and the USA with Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, on the Magic and Working On A Dream tours, as road manager and executive assistant to Clarence Clemons. She then went on to be Clarence Clemons' personal manager in 2009 and continues to consult for the estate of Clarence Clemons. Lani has worked in management for actor/tv producer Damon Wayans, and is currently the day-to-day manager of Grammy nominated singer-songwriter Aloe Blacc.

If you are living in LA, or heading there, contact Lani by email at la@apra.com.au

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Nashville: Mark Moffatt 

Mark Moffatt is one of the most respected and awarded record producers to emerge from Australia. He relocated to Nashville in 1996 where he now bases his production activities. As writer/director of A&R at Ten Ten Music Group until 2000, Mark worked extensively in the development of Stacey Earle and Keith Urban.

His credits include The Saints, Yothu Yindi, Tim Finn, Catherine Britt, O’Shea and Tony Joe White.

As President of The Americana Music Association Board of Directors, Mark continues to play a significant role in the growth of American roots music around the world.

If you’re heading to Nashville contact Mark by email: nashville@apra.com.au 

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London/Europe: Adam Townsend 

Adam completed studies in music industry business at the Nirimba Contemporary Music College, and in late 2010, relocated from Australia to London in search of new experiences.

He worked at PRS for Music in the public performance sales department before becoming QI Coordinator at PPL. This multifaceted role saw Adam work alongside both recruitment and retention teams in the member services department, securing and administering US royalties for high-value performers and record companies.

If you are visiting London/Europe, get in touch with Adam: atownsend@apra.com.au


GET CONNECTED!

Find your fellow APRA AMCOS members in the USA, UK and Europe and learn what’s happening in these territories.

Join the APRA AMCOS LA Facebook group
Join the APRA AMCOS Nashville Facebook group
Join the APRA AMCOS UK/Europe Facebook group


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