John Keating (Johno), Founder and Executive Director
Johno is an Irish songsmith, producer, and philanthropist, working widely in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. His work is infused and inspired by Jazz, Blues, Folk, Classical Music, and various local traditions ranging from Celtic Music, Arabic Maqam, Greek Folklore, Gnawa, Berber, Rai, and Balkan music. In addition to managing Delia, he heads the record label RNT Records, and is based in Greece.
Khader Handal, Online Manager
Khader Handal lives in Bethlehem, Palestine, where he heads his own media company, Element Media. After nine years of work as a freelance web developer and digital designer, he has established a full fledged business, offering an expansive array of professional and high quality media services locally and abroad.
Ayman Jamal Mghamis, Project Manager
Ayman lives in Gaza, where he has been involved in many different music projects. A rapper since 2001, he also has a bachelor’s degree in English and French Literature. He has worked with various local NGOs in Gaza as a project coordinator, in addition to assisting foreign journalists as a producer and fixer. Outside of Gaza he has coached rap with www.Rapolitics.org in Denmark, and performed concerts in France, Sweden, Tunis, and Denmark.
Jennifer Kurr, Project Manager
Jennifer is an American now exploring Europe from her home base in Germany. She has been working with non-profits for over 10 years as a fundraiser and project manager. As a passionate advocate for social justice, she enjoys helping non-profits move their missions forward, while creating a more equitable world for all. Her connection to music began as a young girl playing piano and violin, and she nevers turns down an opportunity to attend a concert or explore new music.