Catherine Haridy

Catherine Haridy

Executive Director of the Association of Artist Managers (AAM)

From Warner Music Australia to Festival Mushroom Records, Cath has signed and project managed some of Australia’s most successful artists.¬†Moving into Artist Management, she founded Catherine Haridy Management (CHM) which currently represents four Artists, five Producer/Writers and has expanded into non-musical artists forging a partnership with Berlin-based Australian, Craig Schuftan.

Appointed to the role of Executive Director of the Association of Artist Managers (AAM) in 2019, a peak body that represents, promotes and protects Artist Managers and their clients, Catherine has actively contributed to designing and implementing a dynamic strategic direction for the AAM, as well as being a former Board Member and Chairperson.

In 2018, Catherine had the honour of accepting a position on the Board of Music Victoria: a not for profit that provides advocacy on behalf of the music sector, actively supporting the development of the Victorian music community.

Previously, Catherine has been a board member of the Community Broadcasting Foundation where she Chaired the Australian Music Airplay Grants Committee as well as participated in the Online Grants Committee and was a contributor to the Foundations’ Strategic and Governance Review completed in 2015.

Catherine was also a proud member of the board of Support Act: a registered charity established by the music industry to provide a safety net for artists and music workers in crisis, ending three terms of service at the end of 2019.

She’s also an APRA Ambassador, a Patron of the Australian Music Prize as well as a respected Speaker and Advocate within the Australian Music industry.