Governance

How we’re governed

PRS for Music is the brand name used by the Performing Right Society Limited (PRS) and its operating company PRS for Music Limited. 

PRS for Music Ltd also provides services to the Mechanical-Copyright Protection Society (MCPS) under a service level agreement. PRS and MCPS are separate companies, each with their own Board of Directors.

PRS for Music Ltd has a separate Executive Board that directs its strategy, operations and performance. This board consists of writer and publisher directors that are drawn from the PRS Board, as well as external directors and the Chief Executive Officer.

A team of senior executives, the Management Team, is responsible for the day-to-day management of PRS and PRS for Music Limited, led by the Chief Executive Officer, Robert Ashcroft.

Constitutional documents

The PRS constitution comprises two governance documents: 

PRS for Music Ltd is governed by separate Articles of Association.