Speakers and Panelists

Addie Orfila

Line Producer & Trainer

Freelance

Afua Hirsh

Journalist & Documentary Maker

Aisling O’Connor

Head of TV Commissioning

BBC England

Alan Sim

Excutive Producer, Scripted

Elisa

Alex Cameron

Head of Insights

Endemol Shine Group

Alex Mahon

CEO

Channel 4

Alfie Johnson

Production Manager

Little Island

Ambreen Razia

Actress/Writer

Amelia Dimoldenberg

YouTuber

Angela Jain

Managing Director

ITV Studios Entertainment

Anna Drezen

Writer

Saturday Night Live

Aparna Purohit

Head of India Originals

Amazon Prime Video India

Ash Atalla

Managing Director

Roughcut TV

Asim Chaudry

Actor

Barbara Slater

Director of Sport

BBC

Ben Chanan

Writer & Director

Ben De Pear

Editor

Channel 4 News

Ben Frow

Director of Programmes

Channel 5

Ben McOwen Wilson

Regional Director, YouTube EMEA and MD

YouTube UK

Ben Miles

Actor

Big Zuu

Carole Cadwalladr

Investigative Journalist

Caroline Hollick

Head of Drama

Channel 4

Cat Lewis

CEO/Executive Producer

Nine Lives Media

Catherine Bray

Commissioning Editor

Channel 4 Random Acts

Catherine Nicholson

European Affairs Editor

France 24

Charles Steel

Producer

CHARLOTTE MOORE

DIRECTOR OF CONTENT

BBC

Cherylee Houston

Actress

Chloe Chesterton

Commercial Director

We Got POP

Chris Curtis

Editor

Broadcast

Ciaran Jenkins

Scotland Correspondent

Channel 4 News

CLARE SILLERY

HEAD OF COMMISSIONING, DOCUMENTARIES

BBC

Clelia Mountford

Co-Founder

Merman

Courtney Act

Entertainer

Daisy Edgar-Jones

Actor

Normal People

Daisy Goodwin

Writer & TV Producer

Damian Collins

MP

Damon Thomas

Executive Producer & Director

Killing Eve

Dan Reed

Award-Winning Director & Producer

Leaving Neverland, Terror in Mumbai

Danny Gabai

Head of Vice Studios US, EVP at VICE Media.

Vice Studios, Vice Media

Danny Horan

Head of Factual

Channel 4

Dara Nasr

Managing Director

Twitter UK

David Brindley

Head of Popular Factual

BBC

David Collins

Creator & Executive Producer

Queer Eye

David Fletcher

Global Chief Commercial Officer Investment

OmniCom Media Group

David Howard

David Olusoga OBE

historian, academic, broadcaster, writer & producer

Mactaggart Lecture 2020

David Wilding

Director of Planning

Twitter UK

Delphine Ernotte

Chief Executive

France Télévisions

Dermot Horan

Director of Acquisitions and Co-Productions

RTE

Dominique Delport

International President

VICE MEDIA Global

Dr Simone Emmelius

SVP INTERNATIONAL FICTION – COPRODUCTION & ACQUISITION

ZDF

Ebony Rainford-Brent

Cricketer, Pundit, Broadcaster

Ed Guiney

Executive Producer

Normal People

Elinor Day

Series Producer

Killing Eve

Emilia Clarke

Actor

Emily Hudd

Joint MD

Rumpus Media

Emily Morphy

Senior Sales Director, Tubular Labs

Emma Cox

Journalist

Erik Kenward

Producer/Writer

Esther Springer

Executive Producer, Drama England

BBC Studios

Fiona Campbell

Controller

BBC Three

Fiona McDermott

Head of Comedy

Channel 4

Fiona Shaw

Actress

Killing Eve

Fozia Khan

Commissioning Editor, Documentaries

E4

Frith Tiplady

Executive Producer

Moonage Pictures

Funke Oyebanjo

Lecturer Film & TV Production

University of Greenwich

Gabby Logan

Broadcaster

Gareth Evans

Creator & Director

Gangs of London

George Alagiah

Presenter

BBC News

Georgia Brown

Director, European Originals

Amazon Studios

Grayson Perry

Award-winning artist, Writer & Broadcaster

Hayley Steed

Literary and Book to Screen Agent

Madeleine Milburn Literary

Helen O’Donnell

Head of Development

BBC TalentWorks

Hilary O’Neill

Editor

Question Time

Hilary Rosen

Deputy Director of Commissioning

UKTV

Howard Lee

President & General Manager

TLC

IAN KATZ

Director of Programmes

CHANNEL 4

Jackie Edwards

Head of Fund

YACF

Jackie Malton

former Scotland Yard Detective

Jameela Jamil

Actress, writer, host and advocate

James Acaster

Comedian

James Smart

Group Social Media Manager

Channel 4

Jamie Cutburth

SVP, Integrated Marketing

NBCUniversal, News, Cable, Hispanic and Digital Partnerships

Jane Millichip

Chief Commercial Officer, Sky Studios and Managing Director, Sky Vision

Sky

Jane Turton

Chief Executive Officer

All3Media

Jean Dong

Chairman

Zespa Media

Jeff Brazier

Presenter

Jeff Wachtel

President

NBCUniversal International Studios

Jeniffer Kim

Senior Vice President, International Originals

HBO MAX

Jeremy Darroch

CEO

Sky

Jessica Kellgren-Fozard

YouTube Creator

Jo Tongue

CEO

Tongue Tied Media

Joel Chiodi

Queer Eye Strategic Development

Scout Productions

Joff Wilson

Executive Producer

Remarkable Television

John Godfrey

Head of Unscripted

SBS Australia

John Landgraf

Chairman

FX Networks & FX Productions

Jon Mountague

Head of Comedy

Sky

Josh Widdicombe

Comedian

Julia Song

Development Producer

127 Wall Entertainment

Kane Robinson

Rapper and Actor

Karl Warner

Controller

E4

Kate McLaughlin

Co-Founder & CEO

We Got POP

Kate Phillips

Controller, Entertainment Commissioning

BBC

Kate Presutti

Content Executive

Quibi

Kate Russell

Technology Journalist, Broadcaster & Author

Kate Teckman

Head Of Factual Entertainment Development and Factual Entertainment Commissioner

itv

Kaye Elliott

Director of High-end TV

ScreenSkills

Kelly Webb-Lamb

Deputy Director of Programmes and Head of Popular Factual

Channel 4

Kenton Oxley

Founder/CEO

Knockout Production Services

Kevin Lygo

Director of Television

ITV

Kirk Jones

Director

Kirstie Swain

Writer

Kirsty Wark

Journalist, broadcaster, writer

Laura Crowson

Senior Director of Development

Discovery Channel and Science Channel US

Laura Gibson

Creative Director

Talkback

Lauren Sequeira

Writer

Gangs of London

Leaf Arbuthnot

Culture journalist & author

Leah Kurta

Digital Consumer Psychologist & Innovation Lead

Leanne Klein

Chief Executive

Wall To Wall

Lee Morris

Executive Producer

Killing Eve

Lenny Abrahamson

Director

Normal People

Li Wei

Vice President

Golden Dreams Media & Communications (UK) Company Limited

Lizzy D’Souza

Account Director, Tubular Labs

Luci Sanan

SVP Acquisitions & Business Development

The Story Lab Global

Lucy Brown

Associate Dean, Screen School

LCC, University of the Arts London

LUCY PREBBLE

Writer

Luisa Omielan

Comedian

Luke Genower

Development Producer

CPL Productions

Luke Speed

Primary agent for Book to Film rights

Curtis Brown Group

Mansi Darbar

Head of Acquisitions & Operations

Applause Entertainment

Marcus Ryder

Chief International Editor

CGTN News Digital

Mark Stevenson

Author & Futurist

Martin Dougan

Host

BBC

Mary Donahue

Senior Vice President, Development and Programming

A+E Networks, History

Matthew Underwood

Account Executive

Workday

Michael Scogin

VP, Strategic Partnerships

NBC Entertainment Digital

Micheal Ward

Actor

Ms Yuanyuan Qiu

Director

International Department of JSBC

Nathaniel Grouille

Director of Unscripted Originals

Netflix

Nick Bampton

Founder & Chairman

Infinitum Entertainment

Nick Catliff

Co-Founder

Lion Television

Nicola Shindler

CEO

Red Production Company & Studio Canal UK

Niki Page

Head of Factual & Factual Entertainment, Acquisitions.

Sky Vision

Nish Kumar

Comedian

NOEL CLARKE

Actor, writer, director & producer

Noel Curran

Director-General

European Broadcasting Union

Orla Doherty

Executive Producer

BBC Studios Natural History Unit

Owen Jones

Writer

Patrick Holland

Controller

BBC TWO

Patrick Robinson

Actor

Sitting in Limbo

Paul Feig

Writer, Producer & Director

Paul Heaney

CEO

TCB Media Rights

Paul Mescal

Actor

Normal People

Peter White

Television Editor

Deadline

Phil Edgar-Jones

DIRECTOR OF SKY ARTS & HEAD OF ENTERTAINMENT

Sky Arts

Philippa Giles

Managing Director

Bandit TV

Philippa Perry

British psychotherapist & Author

PIERS WENGER

Controller

BBC Drama

Pippa Bennett-Warner

Actor

Gangs of London

Poppy Dixon

Director of Documentaries & Factual

Sky

Rachel Corp

Editor

ITV News

RICHARD WATSHAM

Director of Commissioning

UKTV

Rick Kalowski

Head of Comedy

ABC Television

Rizwana Hamid

Director

Muslim Council of Britain’s Centre for Media Monitoring

Rob Sharenow

President of Programming

A+E Networks

Rory Kinnear

Actor & Playwright

Rosamund Davies

Senior Lecturer in Screenwriting

University of Greenwich

Rose Garnett

Director

BBC Films

Rosie Alison

Executive Producer

Heyday Television

Russell T Davies

Award-Winning Writer

A Very English Scandal, Years & Years & Queer as Folk

Russell T Davies

Writer

Sally Woodward Gentle

Executive Producer

Killing Eve

Sam Barcroft

Chief Executive Officer

Barcroft Studios

Sandra Stern

President

Lionsgate Television Group

Sanjay Singhal

Managing Director

Voltage TV

Sara Geater

Chief Operating Officer

All3Media

Sarah Dillistone

Commissioning Consultant

E4

Sarah Milton

Chief Operating Officer

Digital UK

Saskia Schuster

Controller for Comedy

ITV

Sean Hancock

Director of Unscripted Originals & Acquisitions

Netflix

Shane Allen

Head of Comedy

BBC

Sharon White

Chief Executive

Ofcom

Sheila David

Book to Screen Agent

Sheila Ferguson

American singer, songwriter, actress, and author

Shelly Tatro

Senior Vice President of Development & Programming

A+E Networks

Simbi ‘Little Simz’ Ajikawo

Rapper, Singer, Actress

Simon Chinn

Academy Award Winning Producer

Lightbox

Soleta Rogan

Managing Director

Rogan Productions

Sope Dìrísù

Actor

Gangs of London

Sophie Leanord

Director of Programmes

Minnow Films

Stef Reid

Paralympic Long Jumper and Broadcaster

Stella Corradi

Director

Sitting in Limbo

Stephen Handley

Commissioning Editor

Comedy Entertainment

Stephen S. Thompson

Novelist & Screenwriter

Sitting in Limbo

Sunetra Sarker

ACTOR

Thomas Benski

Executive Producer

Pulse Films

Thor Gjermund Eriksen

Director General

NRK

Tim Bradshaw

Global Technology Correspondent

Financial Times

Tim Hancock

Commissioning Editor, Formats and Features

Channel 4

Tim Hincks

Co-CEO

Expectation

Tom Coan

Executive Producer

NBCUniversal International Studios

Tom McDonald

Director of Factual

BBC Studios

Ulrich Wilhelm

Chairman

ARD

Ursula MacFarlane

Director

Untouchable

Waad al-Kateab

Director

Wendy Darke

Founder

True to Nature

Willow Grylls

Co-Ceo

New Pictures

Winona Meringolo

SVP Development

Discovery, Inc.

Zai Bennett

Managing Director of Content

Sky UK & Ireland

Zillah Watson

Commissioning Editor for VR

BBC

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