Beth Achitsa

Independent Music Consultant

Beth is an arts and culture writer as well as an events coordinator. She is an alumnus of Berlinale Talent Campus in Berlin Germany (2011). After a stint in the Kenyan audiovisual sector where she worked as a festival manager, she branched out into the music industry where she has held various positions among them working as an assistant band manager for one of Kenya’s well known pop music band- Just A Band.

Between July 2015 and November 2016 she worked as a Regional Editor for the Pan-African music portal Music in Africa where she covered the music industries of the East Africa region.

At the end of year 2016, she joined PHAT! Music and Entertainment where she led on the organization of the annual music summit – ONGEA!

She has also consulted for the Goethe-Institut supported project Femme Electronic which is focused on promoting female DJs on the electronic music scene.

She is currently a fellow of New York’s International Society of Performing Arts.  As of April 2019, Beth has begun consulting on digital music distribution across East Africa.