Thursday 12 September 2019, 4:05 PM – 4:35 PM (30 Min)
In this session Sarah Faulder, Chief Executive of PLS, and Lis Ribbans, Director of Policy & Public Affairs at the British Copyright Council, discuss the opportunities and threats for publishing arising from recent developments in copyright in Europe and around the world with a particular focus on the impact on UK copyright of Brexit.
Ms. Sarah Faulder
Chief Executive, Publishers’ Licensing Services Ltd
Sarah was appointed Chief Executive of PLS in 2010. In her early career she specialised in copyright at city law firm, Taylor Joynson Garrett (now Taylor Wessing), where she was a partner for ten years.Her industry roles have included Chief Executive of the Music Publishers Association and Public Affairs Director for PRS for Music. Sarah has served on several industry boards and is currently on the boards of the British Copyright Council and the Copyright Hub Foundation.
Director of Policy and Public Affairs, British Copyright Council
Elisabeth Ribbans is Director of Policy & Public Affairs at the British Copyright Council. She has been a journalist throughout most of her career, working for many years at the Guardian, where she was the newspaper’s managing editor from 2008-13, and for specialist magazine titles in the UK and internationally. She continues to work as a freelance journalist and consultant, and holds a post-graduate diploma in UK, EU and US Copyright Law from King’s College London.