About us Our board Sam Jackson Executive Vice President, Global Classics & Jazz, Universal Music Group. Sam Jackson is Executive Vice President, Global Classics and Jazz at Universal Music Group. His role encompasses international marketing, content creation, brand expansion, digital innovation and strategic communication, collaborating with many of the world's leading musicians in their respective fields. For over 15 years, Sam worked in the radio industry, latterly in charge of three national radio brands: Classic FM, Smooth Radio and Gold. In addition to being a trustee of YCAT, Sam sits on the board of Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance and is a Member of the Royal Philharmonic Society Council.