After a stint owning and running a specialist dance vinyl store in London’s Soho during the mid 1990s, Rupert went onto qualify and practise as a solicitor working for a broad range of clients operating throughout the entertainment industry. Rupert also spent time as head of legal and business affairs for the Bertelsmann owned entertainment distributor Arvato and its subsidiary operation, Pinnacle. Since 2009 he has been working with and devotes a significant amount of his time to Ultra, both in a business affairs and commercial capacity. He has been instrumental in setting and heading up Ultra’s European publishing business, which is headquartered in Zurich. Ultra has been busy with a flurry of recent signings throughout Europe.