Amy has a long and successful track record as a leader and collaborator in the cultural and creative industries. She is co-founder of the Olivier Award winning arts company and club night Duckie, and has hosted the club every Saturday at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern for 21 years. She also DJs at various club nights across the capital.
Amy co-founded and chairs RVT Future, a voluntary LGBT+ community group campaigning to preserve the iconic Royal Vauxhall Tavern.
She served as Mayoress of Camden in 2010-2011, and spent her year highlighting the history and culture of live music and nightlife in the borough. She is a well known and respected advocate for night time economy and culture.
As a result of her successful track record as a leader and collaborator in the cultural and creative industries, Amy is now London’s first Night Czar, working extensively with the Mayor’s office to help boost London’s flourishing cultural scene.
Amy is a familiar presence on TV, in print and on radio. She presented for over a decade on several of BBC London 94.9’s legendary SONY award winning shows. In January 2018 Amy joined the BBC Radio 6 Music family hosting her own show every Sunday 4-6pm. The show brings conversation, guests and an infectious passion for music together as a perfect ending to the weekend.
Her debut book, From Prejudice to Pride: A History of the LGBTQ+ Movement – the first book of its kind for young people – was published by Hachette in May this year.
Originally from New Jersey, Amy has been a Londoner for 25 years.