Ave Tölpt, Music Estonia’s Director has previously worked as the CEO of the NGO Jazz Estonia, being responsible for the daily management of the organisation, team building and both local and international representation. Last workplace featured also working in the cultural sector as the Head of the Exhibition Department in the National Library of Estonia, successfully leading various cooperation projects for many years. Amongst other roles, she contributes to the field of music as a guest author and radio host at Estonian Public Broadcasting, Klassikaraadio. She is the first Estonian Ambassador for Keychange, a global network and movement working towards gender equality in the music industry, and the Member of the Council of Advisers at Georg Ots Tallinn Music College.
Music Estonia facilitates the growth and development of the Estonian music industry and promotes Estonian music internationally. Member of EMEE and IAMIC, partner for Creative Europe projects. Through its Live Music Estonia branch, Music Estonia is also a member of Live DMA.