Colin Daniels

Managing Director – Inertia pty Ltd Australia

Colin Daniels is the CEO of independent distributor & record company, Inertia.

He is also a Director of Handsome Tours, a board member of PPCA, a founding patron of The Australian Music Prize and a board member of the global digital rights organization, Merlin.

Daniels started in the music industry as a product manager for distributor MDS, a division of Mushroom Records. Moving into A&R in the early 90s, Daniels helped set up Mushroom Records UK before returning back to Australia to be General Manager at the rapidly growing MDS.

Towards the turn of the millennium Daniels became Head of A&R for EMI Records Australia then moved on to become the Senior Director of A&R for EMI Records Europe before assuming his current role at Inertia.