David Collyer
After graduating from the London College of Printing, David was a music journalist for ten years between 1995 and 2005.

Most of this time was spent as a web editor at Capital Radio and Xfm, pioneering several then-groundbreaking developments such as offering music for download over the internet and e-mailing people in large numbers.

David founded Authority in 2005, managing a dazzling variety of platforms for a diverse range of artists from Ellie Goulding to Manic Street Preachers, Billy Ocean to Scissor Sisters.


Alex Fordham
Alex has been managing music campaigns for over 15 years, with early successes including number one albums from Franz Ferdinand, The Libertines and Stereophonics.

He has also masterminded campaigns for Morrissey, Elbow, Keane, Paul Weller, Tom Jones, Billy Bragg and Embrace to name but a few.

Alongside these world-famous acts, Alex has managed online and PR profiles for festivals and brands, returning artists like Sleeper and Turin Brakes, as well as the 20 year anniversary reissue campaign for The Verve’s Urban Hymns.