Renae is the Membership & Events Coordinator and Campaign Manager at the Association of Independent Festivals
. AIF is a national network of independent promoters and represents over 60 UK festivals including Bestival, Secret Garden Party, End of the Road and Boomtown Fair. She is responsible for coordinating all AIF events such as the annual Festival Congress and training days as well as managing AIF’s recent ‘Safer Spaces at Festivals’ sexual assault awareness campaign and AIF’s new emerging artist initiative.
Renae is originally from Australia and previously worked as the Promotions Manager at Footstomp Music alongside working at various festivals including Big Day Out and Soundwave. She also set up the Brisbane leg of Sofar Sounds and used to regularly review gigs and interview bands for local music press.