AMG are very excited to announce their inspiring, creative, career mentoring program. This program forms part of the blueprint for an enhanced student experience, and is the career development component of the ground breaking, International Debt Free Scholarship Scheme.

 

AMG have been piloting the mentoring scheme since January 2014, nurturing our team of interns who are working on the development, fund raising and promotional campaign for The International Debt Free Scholarship Scheme.

 

The interns are mentored by our advisory team that includes Jamie Binns (Lateral Management – Paloma Faith, Taio Cruz), LMBA Manager of The Year, Kwame Kwaten (Laura Mvula, Rumer, Shannon Saunders), George James (Be-HOOKD – The Script, The Wanted, Jamaraquai), Andy Cleary (Eskimo Media & Technology), Michael Herberger (Xavier Naidoo, Sönne Mannheims), Ron Shabbazz (Telecoms & Property Millionaire and Author) and renowned play-write Kwame Kwei Armah MBE.

 

Our Mentors

Our mentoring network consists of some of the brightest stars from the world of Entertainment, Art and Fashion. These practitioners have excelled in their chosen fields, and are very highly regarded by their peers.

 

Mentors include:

Lisa Cheung - Head of Events (Capital Xtra - GCap)
Sibi Cole – International Marketing Executive (UA, The Africa Channel, BBC World News)
Kienda Hoji – International Music Lawyer and Vice Dean Westminster University
Dr Diahanne Rhiney – Business Woman of the Year Award Winning PR Consultant
Twin B – Alex – Radio 1 DJ and Label Owner (Wretch 32} 

Twin B - Alec- Universal Music Group (Manager - George The Poet)
Ben Ryan- Digital marketing Consultant BiggaFish, Director (Blue Lotus Music Group)
Sanj Surati - Live Music Experience Director (Tupac Hologram, Eric Prydz)
Blanch Carballo – SEO Business Director (Agenda21 Digital)
Crystal Deroche – Fashion Stylist (London Fashion Week, Paris Fashion
Week, Lagos Fashion Week)
Kevin Osborne – (CEO The MEWE Foundation)
Hank Alexander – Director Ealing Studios (Naughty Boy, MOJAM, ADP)
Ed Weidman - Michael Simkins LLP
Simon Goffe – The Worldwide Festival / Brownswood Music Group

 

Mentor Expectations

Whilst being a mentor is extremely rewarding, there are of course some important criteria that you as a member of our mentoring network should consider. These are related to availability, length of commitment and the mentoring practices that are listed below.

 

Each mentoring relationship is designed to last 6 months, with a one month trial period. There is an option to extend the mentoring relationship by an additional 6 months, on a case by case basis.

 

The mentoring program is designed to equip mentees with useful skills and knowledge that they will acquire as a result of their relationship with you.

 

The essential requirements for each mentor are as follows: