Laurence initially joined PPL in July 2006 as Head of International. Previously he worked for seven years at the British Equity Collecting Society where, as CEO, the company developed into a much respected and successful organisation. He has over 16 years experience in the rights management business having previously worked for both actors and screenwriters.

Running a multi-lingual team of 16, he is responsible for PPL’s relationships and revenue collection with equivalent organisations around the world and has overseen the massive growth in this area of PPL over the last six years, which has now developed into the fastest growing area of the company’s business. He was appointed to his current role of Director of International in January 2012.