Musician and music enthusiast, Cory is a grassroots guy. His background focused on presenting live music ranging from small club shows to large festivals to community events. His role as Music Industry Development Officer for the City of London (Tourism London) positions him as the lead contact within City Hall supporting the music industry. Serving as a liaison between City Hall and the music sector. Working to create conditions to grow the music sector, Cory is focused on building things steadily from the ground up. London’s recent UNESCO City of Music designation is a significant step forward for London’s music community and Cory acts as the lead focal point for international conversation to advances UNESCO’s 2030 Sustainable Agenda through music. London is Canada’s first UNESCO City of Music and joined the UNESCO Creative City Network in November of 2021.