Jon Collins

Hospitality industry expert Jon Collins has been chief executive officer of LIVE, the voice of the UK’s live music and entertainment business, since 2022.

Collins’ appointment followed a 25-year career in similar roles, including as lead author for the Greater London Authority’s (GLA) Night Time Commission for London and as a senior adviser to UK Hospitality, where Collins focused specifically on late night and music licensing issues.

He also previously served as chairman of the Institute of Licensing and the National Licensing Forum.