Mulika Sannie

Mulika has worked in the music industry for over 15 years and is a qualified lawyer. She is currently Vice President of Business Affairs at Kobalt Music Group Limited where she advises and negotiates on music publishing, neighbouring rights, employment, litigation, data protection and general commercial/corporate matters.

Mulika is also founder of the UK Black Music Lawyers Network which she set up in 2018 to provide a support network for young black law graduates who want to become lawyers specialising in music. In 2019, she was recognised for her work promoting diversity within in-house legal teams at the UK Diversity Legal Awards 2019 where she received a Highly Commended accolade in the category of Diversity Champion (In-House Legal). She also featured on the 2019 Alternative Power 100 Music List which focused on Community for that year.

In addition to the above, Mulika also sits on the Board of Directors for The Midi Music Company (a music charity based in Deptford, South London) and participates in other industry initiatives such as the BPI Music Growth Export Scheme and the MPA Education and Training Committee.

Mulika's passion for education and promoting diversity and inclusion is evident in the fact that she regularly speaks on music industry panels/conferences and guest lectures at higher education establishments and has been a Mentor as part of the University of Westminster's Career Development Centre Mentoring Scheme since 2015. She also sits on their School of Law's Employability Advisory Board (advising the School of Law on their curriculum and employability of their students).