Matthew Donlevy and Jane English were elected to the board of directors of AMPAL at the AGM on 17 November 2015. Also re-elected were Bob Aird, Simon Moor, and Philip Walker. Matthew Capper and Clive Hodson were subsequently re-appointed as Chair and Deputy Chair respectively.
Matthew Donlevy is the Managing Director of Frankdon Music Pty Limited. He is also a Director of Minder Music Australia Pty Ltd. Matthew’s previous appointments include Managing Director of peermusic Pty Ltd & Regional Director South East Asia for peermusic, also professional manager of ATV Northern Songs and Castle Music.
Jane English has worked extensively in the Australasian music publishing business. Jane is currently Managing Director of Music Sales Pty Ltd. She has also worked for EMI MP Asia ( Regional Director), BMG MP Asia Pacific (Vice-President), EMI MP Hong Kong (General Manager), Warner Bros MP Australia (General Manager), Warner Bros MP Asia ( General Manager) and Rondor Music Australia (General Manager). She has been on the Executive Committees of the Asian Music Publishers Association and the Hong Kong Music Publishers Association. Outside of music publishing, Jane has worked in the live music sector, primarily as Festival Director of Good Vibrations Festival and managing various venues, she has provided free legal advice to musicians and songwriters at the Arts Law Centre of Australia and assisted in establishing Support Act Limited. She holds an Honours degree in Law, an Arts degree and a graduate diploma in legal practice.