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Dave Cronen


Dave Cronen is an artist manager and owner of Trust Management who has been involved in the music industry for 37 years.

Starting in retail at Virgin Records in 1984 he went to work at Rough Trade working his way up to sales manager and elected director. He then worked in international licensing for PIAS in Brussels before joining the Beastie Boys/Grand Royal Records. On the advice of Mike D he founded Trust Management in 2003 who were based at RAK Recording Studios and worked with Johnny Marr, Ash, We Are Scientists, Dexys, Gang of Four, Splashh, Howler, Air Traffic, Baxter Dury and many others. During his management career, he worked with artists who received Ivor Novello Awards, Oscar nominations and the NME Godlike Genius Award.

He was also a Senior Lecturer at the Academy of Contemporary Music for 5 years and graduated as a member of the FHEA in August 2020. In February 2020 he was part of the Microsoft film ‘Creativity in the Digital Age’ that was launched globally. Since December 2020 he has been managing Wesley Gonzalez (Moshi Moshi Records), The Bug Club (Bingo Records) and Average Life Complaints (Let’s Cook) who all have albums due out in 2022.