Karma Bertelsen (Head of Marketing at Kilimanjaro Live Ltd)


Karma Bertelsen heads up the marketing department at Kilimanjaro Live a UK-based entertainment promoter that organises over 700 live music and diverse entertainment events a year ranging from the biggest arena and stadium tours to festivals and small gigs based in grassroots venues.She has worked on a variety of tours from Ed Sheeran Red Hot Chili Peppers Rag n Bone Man Kate Tempest Margaret Glaspy Marilyn Manson Craig David The 1975 Bastille and more including artists at the start of their careers.

She started her career working at HMV gaining an understanding of the physical retail market and got her first ‘big break’ in the industry when she joined International business management company Thomas St John to work with various artists from Deadmau5 and Calvin Harris to Kelis. She then joined publisher NewBay Media to work on leading industry title Music Week and pro-audio titles Audio Media International and MI Professional. Following this and prior to Kilimanjaro Karma joined the Marketing PR and Events team at PPL project managing marketing and PR activity along with coordinating events.

In 2017 Karma was inducted into the Music Week Women in Music Awards 2017 Roll of Honour and SheSaidSo’s Alternative Power List

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