Ben Barrett, Joing Managing Director, Drive

Ben started his TV career at sports and adventure distributor Extreme International, where he became Managing Director in 2000, and a co-founder of the Extreme Sports Channel. Upon the sale of the business in 2006 he joined Zig Zag Productions, where he became Commercial Director. 

In 2010 Ben set up his own consulting business and spent three years working with Raw TV and other indie clients, before joining forces with Lilla in 2013 to set up Drive. 

Ben specialises in working with UK and international producers and rights holders to help identify international production, distribution and commercial opportunities for content creation, financing and rights exploitation. Ben works across the UK, North America and Australasia.

Harriet Palmer