Andre Le Roux is the Managing Director of the Southern African Music Rights Organization (SAMRO) Foundation; and Deputy Chairman of Music in Africa. Currently he serves as a board member of the Klein Karoo National Arts Festival and Business & Arts South Africa. In the past he was among others chairman of the past Chairman of the Arterial Network of South Africa, Moshito Music Conference & Exhibition 2009-2011 and the South African Coalition for Cultural Diversity and served on the board of the International Federation of Coalitions for Cultural Diversity. Andre worked as an arts administrator for more than 20 years at local, national and international level. His experience ranges from grassroots level on the Cape Flats in the Western Cape, to provincial level for the Eastern Cape Government, National and International level for the National Department of Arts & Culture and the National Arts Council. He has a passion for the arts, influencing cultural policy and growing strong cultural institutions.