Newton Velji

Head of Development
Red Planet

Newton is Head of Development at Red Planet. She is also an alumna member of the Edinburgh Fast Track Scheme.

Previously she has worked in the radio and music industry before moving into television. She has lead teams on a number of productions The Apprentice, The Young Apprentice, Charlie Brooker’s Screenwipe and Alan Carr Chatty Man. She’s also had her hand in the development of series for the BBC, NBC Universal, Channel 4, Sky and MTV, including Old Jews Telling Jokes, Dirty Money and Sweet 16 UK.