Richard Gower - Director CEO
As CEO and founder of Jam Mountain Music, Richard spent most of his career as a performer and songwriter. Richard brings to Jam Mountain a wealth of knowledge and industry experience that supports our growing songwriter base and offers real-world advice to our emerging artists. His publishing expertise and creative know-how is paramount to the success of our label and publishing house.
Leigh Ratcliffe - Director Events & Technical
Leigh is our man on the ground in Australia. He has a strong background in music production, composition, project delivery & event management. His knowledge and understanding of web elements & social media are vast and he loves all things tech. Leigh is a key figure in the music scene & has a keen commitment to mentoring and developing talent at all stages of their career path.
Matt Gower - Director A&R/Sales
Matt is the walking, talking, engine room of Jam Mountain. His role with the company is focused largely on business development, artist acquisition and contract negotiation. Matt also deals with all sync and commercial sales in the Asia-pacific region. Matt has spent his whole life surrounded by the music scene, travelled extensively and has an excellent ear for emerging talent.
Nathalie Gower - Director Operations
Operational Ninja, with over 20 year’s specialising in organisational transformation and talent management. Jam Mountain are creaming Nathalie’s firsthand experience with Fortune 500, ASX listed, Start Up’s and Charitable organisations to drive efficiencies, profit, and company performance. Involved in Buy-outs, mergers and acquisitions, everything operational and commercial is Nathalie’s forte.
William Bowden - Executive
‘King Willy’ Bowden has worked with a multitude of artists and songwriters from all over Australia such as; The Living End, Eskimo Joe, Empire of the Sun to name a few. In 2012, Willy won a Grammy for ‘Song of the Year’ for his work on Gotye’s Somebody That I Used To Know. He is one of the shining lights at Jam Mountain. Aside from his role as a board member, he also masters our produced product ready for distribution. As hipster beards are to craft beer, Willy is to mastering!
Andy Crighton - Executive
For the past 20 years touring has been the name of the game for Andy. He has worked a majority of his career as a touring manager and agent for many International artists. Andy has worked alongside artists such as Prince and Madonna, managing logistics, and organising artist events. He has an insatiable energy for life and it is this energy that makes him such an asset to Jam Mountain and its artists.