Pat Younge is the MD of Sugar Films, a 3 yr-old BAME-led production company creating scripted, non-scripted and digital content. Sugar’s commissions to date include ‘Angry, White and American’ for C4, ‘The Massacre That Shook The Empire’ for C4 and ‘America’s Child Brides’ for BBC3, as well digital commissions like and paid scripted development work for a range of UK and overseas networks.

In his 28 year career spanning News, Sport, Commissioning and Production across ITV, BBC and C4 and abroad, Younge is the former head of BBC Production (now BBC Studios) leading over 3000 employees delivering shows including Top Gear, Strictly Come Dancing, Dr Who, Frozen Planet, Luther and The Wrong Mans. Prior to that he ran the American cable network Travel Channel Media, where he introduced award-winning and globally popular brands including “Man v Food” and “Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations”.