Frances Moore is the Chief Executive Officer of IFPI, a post she has held since July 2010. She was previously Executive Vice President of IFPI and Regional Director, Europe, leading the music industry's representation to the European Union and coordinating strategy with national groups across the 28-member EU. A barrister, Moore has worked for more than 20 years in government relations and public affairs, representing European and US companies in the retail and electronics sector before joining IFPI in 1994.
Ang Kwee Tiang
Regional Director, Asia
Ang Kwee Tiang (aka KT Ang) is IFPI’s regional director for Asia. He coordinates the activities of IFPI’s affiliated industry associations across Asia, working to expand performance rights and help develop the digital marketplace in the region. Ang joined IFPI in 2012 from global authors and composers' body CISAC, where he served as Regional Director, Asia-Pacific. An expert in intellectual property law, he has undertaken more than 100 expert advisory missions and speaking engagements on behalf of WIPO to developing countries in Asia, advising on copyright law and the creation of copyright societies.
Regional Director, Latin America
Javier Asensio is Regional Director of Latin America. He coordinates the activities of IFPI’s affiliated industry associations across Latin America, working to expand its record company members’ performance rights and help develop the digital marketplace in the region. He assumed the role in 2011 after previously serving as IFPI Latin America’s Director of Performance Rights, when he oversaw a seven-fold increase in performance rights revenues over the previous decade. Prior to joining IFPI, Asensio headed the performers’ collecting society in Spain.
Jeremy Banks is Director, Anti-Piracy at IFPI. He coordinates IFPI’s global anti-piracy operations, working closely with its major and independent record company members and its affiliated industry associations around the world. Banks is instrumental in developing IFPI’s ongoing anti-piracy strategy and works to develop the organisation’s relationships with law enforcement agencies worldwide. He has more than 20 years’ experience in the information security and anti-piracy sector. Prior to joining IFPI in 2000, he worked for Novell Ltd’s information security division.
Lauri Rechardt is IFPI's Director of Licensing and Legal Policy.
Before re-joining IFPI Rechardt worked as a partner and head of IP at Procopé & Hornborg, a leading law firm in Helsinki. He was a member of Finnish Bar and his practice covered all areas of IP, media and entertainment law, with particular expertise in the fields of international copyright, trademark and media law. His work included heading the IFPI Finnish National Group and Licensing related work at IFPI Secretariat.
Prior to moving to Procopé & Hornborg, Rechardt held the position of Deputy General Counsel and Director of Licensing and Litigation at IFPI Secretariat. During this time he worked successfully to help increase licensing revenues worldwide. Before joining IFPI he was a director at the Finnish Performing Artists and Record Producers Copyright Society Gramex.
Rechardt holds a law degree from the University of Helsinki.
Chief Technology Officer
Richard Gooch is Chief Technology Officer at IFPI. He works on different music industry and metadata initiatives. Gooch also delivers technology leadership and advice on a wide range of policy issues. He rejoined IFPI to take up the new post in 2013, having previously worked for the organisation between 1999 and 2007. In the interim, Gooch worked providing technology services to the global oil and gas industry. Gooch is a Chartered Engineer, holds a PhD in engineering mathematics and has an extensive list of patents and publications to his name.
Chief Financial Officer
John Nolan is chief financial officer at IFPI. He is responsible for the management of the organisation’s financial and support functions and advises the chief executive and board on all financial planning, financial risks, strategic matters relating to budget management, cost-benefit analysis, forecasting needs and the securing of funding. John has helped restructure IFPI’s operations to better support the rapidly evolving recording industry and driven efficiencies in its operations. Prior to joining IFPI in 2007, John worked for IT and management consultancy company Logica (now CGI) and for Ernst & Young, one of the world’s largest accounting and professional services firms.
Jo Oliver is General Counsel for IFPI. In her role she is responsible for IFPI’s litigation, regulatory compliance and corporate legal affairs. As well as overseeing IFPI’s programme of anti-piracy litigation around the world, she has been instrumental in the industry’s campaign to engage ISPs in addressing piracy on their networks. Oliver has worked for IFPI since 2005 in her current role and previously as advisor on legislative policy. Prior to joining IFPI, Jo was an associate at Herbert Smith in London and before that in law firms in the US, Australia and New Zealand.
Director of Insight and Analysis
David Price is director of Insight and Analysis at IFPI.
In that function he leads the Insight and Analysis team in research and analysis on the recorded music market, developments in music piracy, and the changing habits of music listeners.
His team examines market trends, changing consumer habits, and ongoing developments in digital and mobile adoption, informing IFPI's government relations, litigation, anti-piracy, and public relations work around the world. Insight and Analysis also works closely with a range of third-parties, including academics, research companies, and digital service providers.
David has a Ph.D. in Criminology from the University of Cambridge. Prior to joining IFPI as Head of Anti Piracy Research and Analysis in 2014, he founded and led the Piracy Consulting department at NetNames.
Director, European Office & European Regional Counsel
Olivia Regnier became the Director of the IFPI European Office in Brussels in September 2010. Until then, she was deputy Director and Regional Counsel in the European Office, and was responsible for European legal affairs affecting the international recording industry, including EU and national legislation on copyright and neighbouring rights, electronic commerce, licensing, privacy and enforcement. Olivia joined IFPI in 1996.
Olivia Regnier qualified as a lawyer at the Brussels Bar and worked in the Brussels law firm Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck & Kirkpatrick from 1993 to 1996, in the department of European law, media law and intellectual property. She also worked for two years in the Copyright Unit in the European Commission at the time of the adoption of the Rental and Neighbouring Rights, and Term of Protection Directives.
Olivia Regnier holds a Licence en droit of the Université Catholique de Louvain (1989) and an LL.M Degree of the University of London (1990). She regularly participates in seminars and conferences and has written several articles on copyright and media Law.