To all AudioUK members,

This is formal notice of AudioUK’s Annual General Meeting, to be held on Tuesday 5th July from 4pm-6pm via Zoom.

The AGM is a chance for all members of AudioUK to meet up virtually, all staff from member companies who would like to attend are invited. Please forward this email on to all members of staff at your company who may like to attend, it is great to see as many members there as possible. 

The business will be the usual business of an AGM, including approval of the Annual Report and announcement of the new Directors and Officers. Zoom details are below to add to your diaries, papers will be circulated nearer the date. 

Nominations are now open for the AudioUK Board – this encompasses the roles of AudioUK Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary, and Treasurer, and up to seven other Directors. We’re especially keen to ensure full diversity across the Board, including specialists in podcasting, audiobooks, marketing and training. There are more details of the roles and how to apply below. 

We are particularly interested in those who may want to take on the role of Treasurer, as Gregory Watson has decided to step down. We would like to thank Gregory for his excellent work as Treasurer for AudioUK, his expertise has been invaluable and we will miss working with him. 

    All member companies hav been emailed the details of how to access the meeting – if you have not received these details let us know and we will supply them.

Please get in touch with AudioUK’s Managing Director with any questions. All enquiries will be treated in confidence. 

AudioUK Board 2022-23: nominations now open  

Nominations are now open for the roles of AudioUK Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary, and Treasurer, and up to seven other Directors.  

As AudioUK members, we’re asking you to consider putting yourself or a member of your team forward for the roles, to represent the audio production sector. All members are eligible to put themselves forward as a Director.

As a trade body, it is vital for AudioUK and the AudioUK Board to properly reflect the full diversity of our sector. We’re seeking representatives from companies who make podcasts, audiobooks, radio, sound design specialists, commercials, in-app audio and gaming; from large and small companies; from companies based across the UK. We’re particularly keen to invite nominations from specialists in podcasting, audiobooks, marketing and training. 

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion continue to be a key focus for AudioUK, and are ongoing as a central component to our work. Part of our EDI strategy is to help ensure that the Board is made up of members with a wide variety of experiences, to ensure that AudioUK represents the sector fully. 

Please share these exciting opportunities to play a key role in the future of the sector with members of your teams. The minimum time commitment is a Board meeting of up to two hours every six to eight weeks, and Directors are also encouraged to participate and lead other areas of AudioUK’s work, based on their specialisms and enthusiasms. 

If you are an AudioUK member, you can nominate yourself for any role, and if you nominate someone else, please get their agreement first. Please send nominations to AudioUK’s Administrator, Kim Mason:, and Managing Director Chloe Straw:, by noon on Tuesday 21st June. Your nomination should include your name, company and job title, as well as a paragraph about yourself and why you would like to join the Board – should there be more nominations than places, there will be an election, and these paragraphs will be used publicly for members to make their voting selection. You will be sent confirmation of your nomination; please contact us again if this is not received. 

About the AudioUK Board 

Each year, a full new Board of four officers (Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary and Treasurer) and up to ten Directors is formed, with previous Board members able to re-stand. Board members who were elected to the Board for the very first time in 2021, are now able to serve a term spanning two AGMs, which means there are seven Board places available this year, in addition to the four Officer positions. A brief description of each role is below. If we receive more nominations than positions available on the Board, elections are held, with each full AudioUK member company having one vote. The new Board is subsequently able to co-opt up to three further Board members.

Nominees will need to be a formal representative of a company with full membership of AudioUK and should be able to sign-off decisions on behalf of that company; only one Director per company is permitted. If you have any questions about the various positions, please feel free to contact AudioUK’s MD in confidence:

AudioUK always welcomes new members to ensure we fully represent the audio production sector and to enable everyone to have their voice heard both within our organisation and as part of our external lobbying work to grow the sector. Details of membership and fees are on the AudioUK website at:


Leads the decision making and strategic direction of the organisation, reflecting its four pillars of Business, Representation, Community and Excellence. They will represent AudioUK to stakeholders and members, leading Board meetings and liaising with the secretariat of Managing Director; Policy, Regulation and Comms Lead and Administrator. They will also manage the Mint & Co relationship. 

Vice Chair

The Vice Chair will deputise for and assist the Chair in the various roles above, providing a balance of experience where possible.


The Secretary will lead work to ensure that the organisation and its membership properly reflects the diverse nations, regions and communities of the UK. 


The Treasurer assists the Administrator and Managing Director in the day to day operations of AudioUK and has oversight of AudioUK’s budget setting and financial reporting to the Board. The Treasurer also assists the Board to undertake market analysis of the audio production sector.


Represent members’ wishes at AudioUK Board meetings and undertake additional AudioUK work based on specialisms and enthusiasms, and as their time permits.  

All Board positions are voluntary; any expenses incurred undertaking AudioUK duties will be reimbursed.