TV Skills Council

Creative Skillset's TV Skills Council comprises senior TV industry figures who lead and advise us on our work in TV. 


Andrew Chowns (Chair)
, CEO, Directors UK

Cat Lewis (Deputy Chair), Owner, CEO and Exec Producer, Nine Lives

Shireen Abbott, Director of Production, Twofour Group

Paul Bennett, MD Resources, ITV Studios

Nick Catliff, Managing Director, Lion TV

Lisa Cox, Head of Production, Ricochet

Sue Davies, Production Managers Association and Objective Television

Deborah Dunnett, Head of Development, Raise the Roof

Robin Elias, Managing Editor ITN/ITV News

Spencer McDonald, AGS, BECTU

Andra Heritage, Series Producer Association and Head of Programmes at Elephant House Studios (channel 5)

Camilla Smith, Sky

Bella Lambourne, Global Head of HR, Endemol

John McVay, CEO, PACT

Rich Moss, MD, Gorilla

Jane Muirhead, Managing Director, Raise the Roof

Peter Taylor, Production Engineering Managing, BBC

Julia Waring, Talent Managers Forum and Head of Production Talent, RDF Television

Andy Waters, Head of Studios at Dock 10

Clare Welch, Group Resourcing Manager, All3Media