Gaetan Le Divelec is a Senior Artist Manager at Askonas Holt Ltd, where he manages a roster of conductors and instrumental soloists since 1999. He was born in Nantes (France) and lives in London since 1986. In 1991, he graduated from the Royal Academy of Music and went on to Canada for a 6-months residency at the Banff Centre for the Arts before establishing himself back in London as a free-lance oboist. He was a Director and Trustee of the Leicester International Music Festival 2004-2007 and is currently Chair of IAMA’s Broadcast and Media Committee. Over the years, he has been invited as guest speaker and seminar leader by a number of higher education institutions including Birkbeck College (University of London), the University of Leicester and the Haute Ecole de Musique de Lausanne. In 2011, he was awarded an ARAM (Associate of the Royal Academy of Music) for his services to music.