Stephen Lambert is the founder and CEO of Studio Lambert, the production company he launched in 2008 with the support of All3Media.
He is one of the best-known creative television executives in Britain and America, responsible for global unscripted hits such as Gogglebox, Undercover Boss, Wife Swap, Four in a Bed, Secret Millionaire, Tattoo Fixers and Faking It. His programmes have won many awards, including several Primetime Emmys and more than half a dozen BAFTA awards.
In 2010, the Huffington Post selected Lambert as one of their Game Changers – ‘100 innovators, mavericks, visionaries, and leaders who are changing the way we look at the world and the way we live in it.’ In 2013, he received the C21/FRAPA Gold Medal at MIP in recognition of his outstanding achievement and contribution to the international formats business. In 2014, Lambert was inducted into Realscreen’s Hall of Fame and in 2016 he was awarded a fellowship of the Royal Television Society.
Lambert began his career at the BBC in 1983 where he worked for 15 years making documentary films and series all over the world as well as launching the acclaimed documentary strand of the 1990s, Modern Times. He joined RDF Media in 1998 as director of programmes, becoming the group’s chief creative officer after the company’s flotation on the AIM market and its acquisition of several other production companies.