Helen Gammons is the COO and co-founder of Rotolight UK, a pioneering & award winning British technology company, specialising in advanced LED lighting for photographic, broadcast and film industries. Rotolight has established itself as a premium brand known across the world. Customers include the BBC, ITV, Disney, Aston Martin, Universal Studios, Sony, Formula 1, Rolls Royce, high profile photographers such as Jason Lanier, Mark Mann and Greg Gorman, and numerous feature films including James Bond Skyfall & Tom Hanks Captain Philips.
With over 30 years’ experience at director level in the Music and Creative industries Helen has worked with the world’s leading record labels such as Virgin, Sony, Warner, EMI, and Universal, as well as brands such as Coca Cola, IBM, Spotify, Google and Ticket Master.
Previous roles have included Part time VP of ACM and Dean of the business school at the Academy of Contemporary Music (ACM); Programme Director and author for worlds first MBA for the Music and Creative industries at Henley Business School. Helen also subsequently served with Lord Puttnam (2016-2017) on his Advisory Board for a creative industries MBA at Ashridge Business School.
Helen is delighted to join the judging panel for the inaugural UK-IRL Vocation Music Award competition and looks forward to discovering new talent.