Yvonne Thompson



Yvonne Thompson, CBE

Yvonne brings a wealth of relevant experience to The Radio Academy, having been a director and founding member of the UK's only legal black-owned radio station, Choice FM, now Capital Extra following its sale to Global Radio in 2004.

Formerly music editor for the UK's first black monthly glossy magazine, Root, she also wrote for Music Week, in addition to working at record labels Warner Brothers and CBS. She is currently managing director of marketing and PR company, ASAP Communications, president of the European Federation of Black Women Business Owners and a board member at Punch Records.