Our People

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Indielab is brought together by a team of industry leaders and advisers from across the TV and media sector. 

Indielab is delivered by the industry for the industry. Speakers from indies, broadcasters, platforms, distributors, financiers come together to deliver high-level masterclasses and training in the critical areas you need to fast track your business.

Some of our speakers from across our programmes include:

Victoria Powell

Founder Indielab

Morgan Holt

Indielab Trainer

Linda Green

Indielab Trainer

Andrea Olsson

Indielab Trainer

Matthew Poxon

Indielab Event Coordinator

David Harrie

Indielab Consultant

Stepahne Oury

Indielab Advisor

Kenton Allen

CEO Big Talk Productions

Lindsay Bradbury

Commissioning Editor Daytime and Early Peak BBC

Rob Carey

Joint CEO Curve Media

Matt Garside

Director of Independent Production BBC Worldwide

Heather Jones

GM UK and Senior VP Content and Creative A+E Networks UK

Jonathon Kemp
Debbie Manners

Consultant Ingenious Media

Nick Emmerson


Jeff Norton

Founder Awesome Media Entertainment

Iain Pelling

Managing Director Arrow International Media

Anthony Pins

Partner Nyman Libson Paul

Paul Sandler

COO Cat’s On The Roof Media

Ben Gale

Managing Director Little Gem

Magnus Temple

Chief Executive The Garden Productions

Norma Wisnevitz

Senior Portfolio Manager Growth Fund Channel 4

Patrick Young

MD Sugar Films

John McVay

CEO Pact

Ian Moffitt

Senior Agent ICM Partners

Jess Fowle

Creative Director and Founder True North

Tom Edwards

Commissioning Editor BBC

Sanjay Singhai

Chief Executive Voltage TV Productions

Katie Kelly

Lead Media Banker, Central London SME, Barclays

Chris Stweart

VP of Sales Acquisitions

Banijay Rights

Liz Warner

Founder, Betty

Alex Graham


Two Cities Television Ltd

Collin Howes


Harbottle and Lewis

Simon Vyvyan

CEO ,The Television Affairs Consultancy

David Jenkinson

Editor in Chief & MD, C21Media

Sarah Lazarides

Partner, Harbottle & Lewis

Emily Elisha

Head of Factual,

 Banijay Rights

Sam Barcroft


Barcroft Media

Lee Mason

Commissioning Editor (Drama), Channel 4

Satmohan Panesar

Commissioner ITV

Gary Reich


Brown Eyed Boy

Rory Wheeler

Managing Director,

Popkorn TV

Tanja Meier Sieden

Head of Corporate and Portfolio Strategy, ZDF Enterprises

Steve November

Creative Director UK Television, Lionsgate

Polly Leys


Hillbilly Television

Laura Franses

Head of Growth Fund,

Channel 4

Jonathan Norman

Partner Stella EOC

Richard Parsons

Chief Operating Officer, International Production, Sony Pictures Television

Kate Barekati


Ecovis Wingraves Yeats

Lucy Willis

Commissioning Editor Factual,

Channel 5

Dimitri Doganis

Founder, RAW

Clare Thompson

Non-Exec Director,

K7 Media

Ulla Streib

Chief Operating Officer,


Simon Chinn


Wayne Garvie

Chief Creative Officer,

Sony Pictures

Jane Featherstone

Chief Executive,

Sister Pictures

Diederick Santer



David Flynn


Youngest Media

Hilary Strong


The Anthology Group

Michael Haig

Senior Tax Manager,

Ecovis Wingraves Yeats

Karen Smith


Tuesday’s Child

Simon Huntley

Chief Operating Officer,


Jeremy Mills


Woodcut Media

Grace Wilson

Financial Director,

Leftbank Pictures

Shane Murphy

Managing Director,

Acorn Media Enterprise

Paul Cohen

Group Commercial Director,

Hat Trick

Malcom Gardner

Brayford Media Limited

Michael Lorber


Rosemary Klein

Director The Television Affairs Consultancy

Stuart Mullin


Greenbird Media

Elise Woolfe

Sales Manager,


Beatriz Campos

VP Sales,


Katie Cundall

 VP Factual Acquisitions,


Graham Smith

Finance Adviser Ingenious Corporate Finance

Ben Barrett

 Joint Managing Director,


Hasham Khan

Associate Director ,


Rodd Beer

Strategic Relations Director UK Business Angels Association

David Swetman

Acquisitions Executive,


Michael Brader


Wiggin LLP

Andrew Eastel

Creative Director,

Middlechild Productions

Richard Johnston

Chief Executive Officer,

Endemol Shine UK

Jane Kelly

Co-Founder and CEO,

Big Mountain Productions