Staff

Lis Murphy

Creative Director

Lis Murphy is Director of Music Action International.  She has pioneered the use of singing and songwriting to support war and torture survivors find peace through personal expression and collective experience.  Lis is a professional performing musician, supporting New Order, Billy Bragg and Balkan Beatbox as well as performing with Mali superstars Amadou and Mariam and a … Read More

Nick Jones

Programme Manager

Nick formally joined as Development and Finance Manager in October 2013. He holds a masters degree in Humanitarianism and Conflict Response from the University of Manchester and has previous experience of working at the Kwetu Film Institute in Rwanda and Whosampled.com. Nick is also an avid bassist, DJ and music producer and initially joined as … Read More

Anastasia Connor

Comms and Events Manager

Anastasia is a freelancer who joined the team after many years working in fundraising, communications and events in London. She has an active interest in the live music industry and has managed a number of charity music projects. She is passionate about promoting emerging artists and regularly writes about music for a number of national … Read More

Dr Martyn Hudson

Consultant and Evaluator

Martyn has a PHD from Brunel University on Islam, science and philosophy and has written widely on arts and literature, radical community development (particularly refugee women and young people), race and class studies, and musical traditions. He was previously a senior lecturer in Sociology at Kingston University and the coordinator of a series of refugee projects … Read More