Shirin is Group Managing Director of the Mute Group of Companies. As MD, Shirin has oversight over Mute’s recording, publishing, and artist management divisions across their London, New York, and Berlin offices. Prior to joining Mute, Shirin was Senior Legal Advisor to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Ceremonies, a position she accepted after serving as Director, Legal and Business Affairs (Ceremonies) of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. From 2005 – 2008, Shirin worked at Live Nation Global Touring as Director, Legal Affairs where she provided advice to some of the world’s most iconic touring artists, including Madonna, U2, Rolling Stones, and The Who.
Shirin obtained her B.A. in International Relations and Political Science from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. She obtained common (LLB) and civil (BCL) law degrees from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. Shirin is a dual British and Canadian citizen and considers London home. As a passionate supporter of dance, theatre, and the arts, she is very proud to be able to lend her time to the Mark Bruce Company Board.
Shirin is a Board Member of the Association of Independent Musicians. She is also a Trustee of the York House School Foundation, the Foundation responsible for dispersing scholarship and bursary funds for York House School – an independent girls school in Vancouver, BC.