David M. Protheroe

United Kingdom - London

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Professional Experience

David M. Protheroe is a Manager at Prager Metis, a member of Prager Metis International Group. He has worked in the music industry for over 27 years. He is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and has received a PhD as well.

David specializes in managing royalty audits, undertaking catalogue valuations, and providing business management services. He works closely with music industry clients to understand their needs and delivers a tailored, cost-effective service. David is a noted industry expert who has served numerous clients.

David has been involved across a variety of industry groups that include the MCPS (Mechanical Copyright Protection Society) Evaluation Committee, PRS (Performing Rights Society) KPI (Key Performance Indicators) Negotiations, and the IMPEL (Independent Music Pan European Licensing) Working Group. He has also been a panelist on the MPA (Music Publishers Association) Introduction to Music Publishing Course.

Before joining Prager Metis, David’s experience extends to working at MCPS in copyright royalty tracking, member services and media licensing. He also worked as a Copyrights and Royalties Manager at two of the leading music and management companies. He has also worked as a consultant to the Music Publishers Association and Soho Production Music.


  • BSC, Mathematics