Lucinda Hicks, Chief Operating Officer, Endemol Shine UK

Lucinda was appointed Chief Operating Officer of Endemol Shine UK in March 2015, having previously worked within the Shine Group for five years. She began her career as a management consultant, before joining the BBC strategy team in 2003. She later held a number of strategy and commercial development roles at FremantleMedia and Channel 4, before joining the Shine Group working with Elisabeth Murdoch and Alex Mahon to strategically and operationally grow the business. In her time at Shine, she worked across a number of areas of the business including the Metronome Group in Scandinavia and the digital operations. She later became COO and then Joint MD of Dragonfly Film and Television.

Harriet Palmer