Piers Henwood is a manager, investor, and artist. Along with his business partner, Nick Blasko, Piers has been overseeing the global career of principal clients Tegan and Sara since 2002. To date Tegan and Sara have been nominated for ten JUNO Awards (winning three), one GRAMMY Award, and two Polaris Prizes. They have sold over one million albums and have been certified Gold six times in Canada and once in the US.
Piers and Nick’s management company, Amelia Artists, has expanded to steward the careers of Canadian icon Buck 65, and up-and-comers including Luluc (Sub Pop Records), Gold & Youth (Arts & Crafts), and Flash Lightnin’ (Pheromone Recordings).
Piers was nominated at the 55th GRAMMY Awards in the category of Best Long Form Music Video, for his role as Producer (Get Along – Tegan and Sara). He was also nominated at the 37th JUNO Awards in the category of Music DVD Of The Year, for his role as Executive Producer (It’s Not Fun. Don’t Do It! – Tegan and Sara).
As a musician Piers has performed at major festivals including Coachella, Bonnaroo, and Sasquatch, and has toured throughout North America, Europe, and China. He has written music that has appeared in major network television shows including House, Bones, and Pretty Little Liars, and received a JUNO nomination as a member of the band Jets Overhead.
Piers holds a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Stanford University, and was a nationally-ranked tennis player in Canada prior to attending Stanford.