Nick Hartley and Pat Carr re-elected to BPI Council

The re-elections were announced at a BPI Independent member meeting on 16 November.

Liam Konemann
  • By Liam Konemann
  • 21 Nov 2022
  • min read

Nick Hartley of PIAS and Remote Control Agency’s Pat Carr have both been re-elected to the BPI Council as representatives of the organisation's independent member labels.

Two of the council's six places reserved for independent representation became available following Nick Hartley and Pat Carr's automatic retirement by rotation. Both were eligible to stand for re-election under the BPI's retirement by rotation rules. Others standing for election included Abi Lufadeju of Afrotown Records, Alex Kennedy from Believe, LSO's Becky Lees, Dan Waite of Better Noise Music, Femi Olasehinde of Just Another Label and Sharon Brooks from BMP. 

Voting for the election opened online on 31 October and closed on 14 November, with the results announced at a BPI independent member meeting two days later. All full BPI independent label members were eligible to vote for up to two candidates. 

Speaking on the re-elections, BPI chair YolanDa Brown says, ‘We congratulate Nick and Pat on their re-election to BPI Council and look forward to again drawing on their considerable expertise and experience in support of our independent labels members and as champions of the wider independent music community. We thank everyone who put their names forward for election and we know that we can continue to rely on their valued contributions.'