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Paul Crockford

Paul Crockford

PC Management (UK)

Paul went to Southampton University in 1976 to study environmental economics, where he became the youngest ever social secretary in the history of the National Union of Students. During the early part of his career he was promoting around 650 concerts a year, and became the largest independent concert promoter in the UK with acts including Dire Straits, Genesis, The Police, Eric Clapton, The Cure, The Smiths, and Echo and Bunnymen, whilst simultaneously developing a management roster for Teardrop Explodes, Tears for Fears, and Level 42. Since 1986, he has been the promoter on behalf of the Prince of Wales' Prince‚Äôs Trust. In 1987, he started Paul Crockford Management with clients Level 42, The Blow Monkeys, The Blessing, and Brendan Croker, and in 1990 joined forces with Jolyon Burnham managing The 60FT Dolls, Pete Wylie, 4 of Us, abd Corduroy. Since 2000, Paul has managed Mark Knopfler/Dire Straits. During his management career he has overseen major tours in every territory in the world and has also found time to be a consultant for Manchester United, RFU, and all the major record labels, as well as acting as management advisor for Mike Tyson. Paul is currently managing Mark Knopfler, Danny Thompson, and co-managing Paul Simon, and 'The Australian Pink Floyd Show.'