Director – Ciaran Conroy BMus ACA
Director and Co-Founder of Milestone Music Management, Ciaran Conroy grew up immersed in the world of music, playing and performing from a young age. Concert promotion and management activities soon developed in Ireland and the UK, and after completing third level studies in Music in London in City University and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Ciaran returned to Ireland and qualified as a Chartered Accountant before forming Milestone Music Management with Co-Founder Brian Scally with whom he had already been involved in music for many years.
Milestone Music Management has gone on to become one of the foremost music management companies in Ireland with well known artists and music projects now active all over the world.
As a manager, Ciaran has become well known for his detailed knowledge and experience of the music industry in addition to his passion and commitment to the careers of the artists on the Milestone roster.
Ciaran is also extensively involved in the world of entrepreneurship generally and in addition to his core music management business is actively developing strategic investment / business development roles in a number of innovative tech start-up companies in Ireland.
Director – Brian Scally BBS MBS
Brian Scally is a graduate from Dublin City University, having completed an Honors Business Studies Undergraduate Degree and a Master of Business Studies in Marketing Post-Graduate Degree. Having a long-standing passion for music, he has been involved in organizing and promoting emerging artists in Ireland and the UK for a number of years.
He completed further post-graduate studies at the Music Industry College of Europe where he studied many facets of the music industry with particular focus on music promotion both in Ireland and on the international circuit. Brian is also a graduate of The Radio Academy, where he gained a huge insight into the workings of the radio sector both in Ireland, the UK and US.
Both his hands-on experience in music promotion and his academic background have provided Brian with a great practical knowledge of the industry that has been of great benefit in terms of Milestone Management’s operation and planning.
Brian is well known for his in-depth knowledge of the entertainment industry including areas such as contract negotiations, international music PR, and generally keeping in touch with the fast pace of change, especially with regard to the digital landscape and how to reach music consumers through new media.