Ottilia is the director of Beat Bazaar Projects, a non-profit organisation providing a range of creative and cultural projects & experiences for young people and communities.

She is also the producer of Gòbèfest, a festival of music, arts  & culture from Eastern Europe and the Carpathian Basin.

Ottilia is the education programme leader of the Manchester Hip Hop Archive working with Unity Radio 92.8FM. She has been working in the Manchester music industry for over 20 years in a variety of roles.

Her journey started in the 90s as an avid junglist promoting drum and bass events and working with local labels, DJs and producers. Later she managed the music department at the popular youth arts centre Gorse Hill Studios. She was a fellow of the Clore Cultural leadership programme in 2015.

Ottilia is dedicated to supporting and nurturing music talent in Manchester.  She also organises international training projects in youth and community leadership.