Chloe Straw has been named as the new Managing Director of AudioUK. Chloe was previously Head of Content and Production at production company We Are Grape, where she has been for the last four years, in addition to working as a social media strategist. She will take up her post at AudioUK on 17 June.
Her prior involvement with AudioUK includes being a Board member for two years from 2017, in addition to which she was the Head of Digital for its training arm Audiotrain. Her career has included working with the BBC, as well as leading production company Somethin’ Else.
She will continue to implement and further develop AudioUK’s diversity and inclusion strategy. Chloe will also be looking to grow AudioUK’s business partnerships, building on the success of the organization’s Audio Production Awards and Audiotrain brands, as well as developing other initiatives. Chloe’s role will be for two days per week.
Chloe replaces former MD Will Jackson who left at the end of January, since when Tim Wilson has stood in as acting Managing Director. As well as launching AudioUK’s new Legal and Business Affairs support service with Mint & Co, Tim has progressed AudioUK’s policy and diversity initiatives and BBC Terms of Trade discussions.