After a trilingual upbringing in Japan, Yukie Bürkner-Damm studied musicology at the University of Cologne and worked for the Japanese NHK broadcasting corporation as a producer and reporter. Before that, she gleaned her initial professional experience in the TV sector with Germany’s ZDF (Channel Two) and other broadcasting units. In 2006 she joined EuroArts Music, where her first post (sales manager Asia and in-flight) put her in charge of the sectors TV, new media and DVD. In March 2009 she became a producer in the Leipzig production sector. Since April 2010 she has been supporting ACCENTUS Music as a producer. Thanks to her intercultural background and skills and her experience in the TV production sector, she has access to a large network of contacts on the Japanese and international markets.