Andre le Roux
IKS Cultural Consulting (Concerts SA)
He is the Managing Director of IKS Cultural Consulting. A highly regarded African cultural activist, arts manager/administrator. He was the Managing Director of the Southern African Music Rights Organization (SAMRO) Foundation and Executive General Manager of Corporate Affairs (Brand, Marketing and Communications). SAMRO Foundation is the largest private contributor to music development in the Southern African region and SAMRO is the largest music rights society on the African continent, and respected across the world. He serves and has served on a number of boards on South African and African arts and culture landscape as strategist and in advisory roles. He is recent past Chairman of Business and Arts South Africa (BASA), and remains a director. Up until last year served on the boards of Music in Africa (MiA) (Currently on its Audit and Risk Committee, and the UNISA Music Foundation. He previously served on the boards of the Arterial Network of South Africa (Chairman), the University of Stellenbosch Music Centre, Klein Karoo Kunste Fees (Karoo National Arts Festival) Moshito Music Conference & Exhibition 2009-2011 (Chairman) the South African Coalition for Cultural Diversity (Chairman), South African Music Export Council - SAMEX (Vice Chairman) and the International Federation of Coalitions for Cultural Diversity (IFCCD), Music Industry Standards Generating Body (SGB) for curriculum and skills development.