Latisha Pemberton

Name: Latisha Pemberton

Company: NQ Legacy CIC

Job Title: Co-Founder and Operations Manager


Latisha Pemberton, a dynamic expert in youth engagement and funding, initiated her career in Events Management back in 2011. Evolving through various facets of the industry, she delved into talent management and development within the music sector. In a groundbreaking move in 2020, Latisha co-founded NQ Legacy alongside her visionary business partner, Michael Adex. NQ Legacy is a not-for-profit organisation passionately committed to empowering young creatives by offering unparalleled opportunities in the realms of music, film, and television. Apart from her role as the Operations Manager at NQ Legacy, Latisha wears multiple hats as a trainer, project manager, freelance bid writer and coach. Her repertoire includes designing comprehensive training programs tailored for organisations engaging with freelancers, young talents and artists across creative industries such as music, film, dance, and visual arts. A Birmingham native, Latisha currently calls Manchester, UK, her home. Beyond her position as Operations Manager at NQ Legacy, Latisha assumes a versatile array of roles as a trainer, project manager, freelance bid writer, and coach. Her expertise extends to crafting tailored and comprehensive training programs specifically designed for organisations involved with freelancers, emerging talents, and artists across diverse creative sectors, including music, film, dance, and visual arts.


Question 1: Who would you say is someone pivotal to your journey so far?

Michelle Njie (RIP)


Question 2: Who would be your ideal mentor, and why?

Jacqueline Pelham-Leigh


Question 3: What advice would you give the next Trailblazer looking to break into your field?

To be fearless always! To remember that its okay to make mistakes, nothing is linear and to ensure that you are always making time for yourself!


Question 4: Who would you like to spotlight as your Trailblazer?

Heena Njie