ConnectED 2022

Once again ConnectED offers delegates the opportunity to connect with commissioners, distributors and co-production partners from the BBC, Channel 4, Netflix, Red Arrow, ITV, Sky and more .

Browse the host profiles below and submit your meetings requests!

There is no limit to the number of requests delegates can submit, we will confirm a maximum of 3 meetings per delegate. Each request should be tailored to one host. Our speed meetings are 10 minutes long and are scheduled according to the host’s availability. We will do our best to confirm at least one of your requests but cannot guarantee that you will secure a meeting.

Applications for speed meetings are now closed.

FAQ'S

ConnectED Speed Meeting Hosts - 2022

Ameenah Taher

Creative Executive EMEA

YouTube Original Content

Gemma John-Lewis

Commissioner - Entertainment

ITV

Kate Thomas

Commissioning Editor, Daytime and Features

Channel 4

Sean Hancock

Director of Unscripted

Netflix

Laura Luckenbaugh

Director, International Programming and Development

AMC Networks

Simon Lee

Commissioning Executive

Channel 4

Karin Marelle

VP Program Acquisitions & CoProductions

Starz

Gemma Boswell

Commissioning Editor

Channel 4

Gwenllian Gravelle

Drama Commissioner

S4C

Rodrigo Herrera Ibarguengoytia

Senior Scripted Acquisitions & Co-Production Manager

Red Arrow Studios International GmbH

Carolyn Payne

Commissioning Editor

National Geographic

Emile Nawagamuwa

Commissioning Executive

UKTV

Samantha Fernandes

Head of Development

Nutopia

Gwawr Lloyd

Commissioning Editor

Channel 4

Hollie Abbott

Director of Development

Boom

Louise Thornton

Head of Commissioning

BBC Scotland

Simon Nelson

Development Executive

BBC Writersroom

Ben Kelly

Unscripted Series Director

Netflix

Saul Goldberg

TV Agent

Creative Artists Agency

Victoria Glover

Development Executive

Red Bull Studios

Sreya Biswas

Commissioning Editor

BBC

Paula Thomas Gallie

Commissioning Editor

ITV

Paul Hembury & Helen O’Donnell

Director of Talent, Head of Development

BBC Studios TalentWorks

Nelesh Dhand

Manager, Documentary Series

Netflix

Sarah Reese

VP Development, TV Series

Studiocanal

Dominque Cutts

Commissioning Executive

Red Bull Studios

Tilly Coulson

Head of Development

Sky Drama Commissioning 

David Smyth

Commissioner, Entertainment

ITV

Harjeet Chhokar

Unscripted Executive

Amazon Studios

Jonny Taylor

Director, Original Documentary Film

Netflix

Victoria Noble

VP Original Content, Factual

Discovery

Mark Iddon

Commissioning Editor

UKTV

Clare Sillery

Head of Docs, History & Religion

BBC

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