I’m an experienced managing director in the creative sector and have worked as executive/series producer, producer/director and production manager on shorts, features, news, drama series and documentaries for  BBC, ITV, C4, Sky, C5, Al Jazeera and for cinema and digital release.

My book Running a Creative Company in the Digital Age was released in 2017 for the Kamera Books Creative Essentials series.

I’ve also produced branded content, digital education projects and industry events. My work as producer has won BAFTA and RTS awards, been runner up for the Japan Prize and nominated for the Learning Onscreen awards.

I founded and ran production company Mandrake Films and have since co-founded Darkley Films and campaigning organisation Mental Abuse Matters

I’m a lecturer in film practice at Queens University  and have taught at universities and film schools including UCA Farnham and NFTS . I co-founded Docs Ireland and am on the board of the Belfast Film Festival, a member of the Centre For Documentary Research and an Industry rep on the Creative Clusters UKRI.

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