Damian has worked for 20 years within the creative industries and started running his own music management company and signed acts to EMI and Sony BMG. He was Business Support Director at an ERDF project for 3 years and has since financed and supported wider creative businesses through his work at Transmit Start Ups. Specialist knowledge is in music industry but he has worked with content developers in other sectors e.g. film / games / digital as a consultant and mentor. Damian has written business plans and funding applications for creative workspaces and also developed accredited training provision for the sector.