Chief Executive Officer
Tim Carter is Chief Executive Officer for Twofour and ITV Studios’ MultiStory Media.
In his prior role as Managing Director, MultiStory Media, Carter led on the rebrand of the company from Shiver, as well as overseeing a number of other firsts for the label, including its inaugural scripted project in ITV’s Wild Bill, it’s first SVOD commission in The Big Flower Fight for Netflix and its first BBC One prime time show, the forthcoming fashion format You Are What You Wear.
Before joining MultiStory Media in 2018, Tim was CEO of Twenty Twenty, doubling the size of the company during his tenure and building hit non-scripted shows such as First Dates (C4) and The Choir (BBC) into global brands. Tim also expanded Twenty Twenty into scripted, Executive Producing Garrow’s Law (BBC), Privates (BBC) and Traitors (C4).
Chief Operating Officer
Pukar Mehta is Chief Operating Officer for MultiStory Media and Twofour, with responsibility across areas including production, finance, business affairs, HR and technology. Pukar joined ITV in 2010 as the Group’s Head of Business Development before moving across to Commercial Director of ITV Studios in 2014, leading on acquisitions and investments alongside his portfolio responsibility over ITV Studios’ labels.
Director of Production
Shireen has been with Twofour since 1997 and has been delivering the challenging slate across entertainment, documentary, factual entertainment and features ever since. She oversees a creative production management team across the sites in London, Wales and West. Shireen sits on the Executive Leadership Team where her role extends to delivery of the strategic vision.
Dan is the Managing Director for Twofour Group where he is responsible for the group’s television programming and for building it’s reputation as a leading nations and regions producer of award winning factual and ambitious factual entertainment. As well as his role on the executive leadership team, he oversees the companies team of executive producers across all three sites. Whilst at Twofour he has been responsible for a wide ranging slate of shows including Win the Wilderness: Alaska (BBC2), Royal Marines Commando School(Channel 4) through to Beat The Chef (Channel 4). Throughout his career, Dan has made many award winning programmes including the BAFTA he won for his work in the boardroom on the first two series of The Apprentice.
Chief Creative Officer
As Chief Creative Officer, David spearheads creativity and origination, with responsibility for devising and implementing Twofour’s creative strategy. David was previously Head of Popular Factual and Factual Entertainment at the BBC, overseeing commissions for BBC One, Two and Three, totaling over 350 hours of content a year. His department’s commissions included Race Across the World; Mortimer and Whitehouse: Gone Fishing; Jesy Nelson: Odd One Out, The Misadventures of Romesh Ranganathan, The Murder of Jill Dando, and The Rap Game UK. Prior to the BBC, David was a documentaries commissioner at Channel 4 for three years, and before that was a documentary maker for over a decade, previously working with Twofour when co-series director on the Emmy award-winning Educating Yorkshire.
David Clews is Creative Director, leading the creative vision for Twofour alongside David Brindley and Dan Adamson and a member of the Executive Leadership team. David created the Emmy award winning Educating… brand (winning a Bafta for Best Factual Director for Educating Essex) as well as the Broadcast award winning and Bafta nominated The Real Marigold Hotel, and Ibiza Weekender. Other credits include exec producing The Vote, Dementiaville and Confessions of a Junior Doctor. As a filmmaker David’s credits include Surviving Gazza, Boys from the Brown Stuff, and the Bafta and Grierson nominated series The Family. David won a Foreign Press Association award for his Wonderland film The End of the World Bus Tour and an RTS award for his first film, Teen Life. David is also moving into drama and hoping to direct his first project later this year.
Jake Roberts is Finance Director for Twofour, having oversight of financial operations, planning and control. Jake joined Twofour in 2007 as Financial Controller and, as a member of the senior management team, has helped to improve performance throughout a period of significant growth. Jake has also played a leading role in M&A and the investment by ITV in 2015. Jake has over 20 years’ experience in finance and is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.
Director of Development
As Director of Development, Natalie drives Twofour and Boomerang’s diverse slate of factual entertainment, formats and big blue chip factual programming. Natalie joined the company from Sony-backed company Electric Ray, where she spent four years as development lead, creating some of their biggest titles, including My Million Pound Menu (BBC TWO – sold to Netflix), Alone at Home (Channel 4), upcoming daytime series Call That Hard Work (BBC ONE) and their first MTV pilot. Natalie has previously worked in production and development at Tiger Aspect, BBC Three, Firecracker Films, Studio Lambert and Twenty Twenty.
Director of Programmes - West
Rachel is Twofour’s Director of Programmes, delivering programmes across all major broadcasters with management responsibility for the Plymouth office. Rachel previously executive produced a number of factual shows for Twofour. Credits include The Greek Islands with Julia Bradbury (ITV), Save Money Lose Weight (ITV), Britain’s Housing Scandal with Matt Allwright (BBC One), The Hotel Inspector (Channel 5) Beat the Chef (Channel 4) and Our School (CBBC). Before joining Twofour Rachel had a long career at the BBC as a BAFTA-winning executive producer, Creative Director of Development, Vision and Head of BBC New York Productions.
Director of Programmes - Boomerang
Prior to joining Boomerang Sam won a BAFTA as director of The Choir and directed and series produced numerous high profile factual and fact-ent formats including The Apprentice and Maestro at the Opera for the BBC, Undercover Boss, How To Get A Council House and Mission Impossible with Michel Roux Jr for Channel 4 and Long Lost Family and Caroline Quentin’s National Parks for ITV.
Sam is based in Wales and oversees all output from Boomerang’s Cardiff office, including: Extreme Cake Makers, Hidden Restaurants with Michel Roux Jr, Sinkholes: Deadly Drops and World Most Expensive….
Head of Production - Boomerang
Prior to joining Boomerang as Head of Production, Wil worked at some of the industry’s premier broadcasters and production companies (including Atlantic Productions, Wild Dream Films, the BBC and Flextech) across a variety of programming genres ranging from Emmy and BAFTA nominated documentaries, drama, live events and PROMAX award-winning commercials and branding films. He oversees the planning and management of all of the company’s output, which includes 25 series of GT Academy and Boomerang’s burgeoning factual entertainment slate.
Head of Specialist Factual
Neil Edwards is an award-winning programme-maker who helped to develop Channel 5’s longest running show ‘The Hotel Inspector’, and is behind the global sales hits ‘Born to Kill?’ (8 series) and ‘Impossible Engineering’ (now in its 7th season). As well as looking after Twofour’s Specialist Factual output, Neil continues to shoot and direct, recent credits being: ‘Tom Daley – Diving for Gold’, ‘Bradley Wiggins on Mods’ and ‘Battle of the Brass Bands’ for Sky Arts and the feature doc ‘Sympathy for the Devil?’.
Head of Factual Entertainment
Nic is Twofour’s Head of Factual Entertainment. Nic has executive produced the highly ambitious BBC Two series Win the Wilderness: Alaska, two series of The Real Marigold on Tour, award winning format One Night With My Ex and ITV show Drive.
Deputy Head of Production
Lily is Production Executive, having responsibility for delivering some of the company’s most ambitious shows including The Jump (Channel 4), Win The Wilderness (BBC Two), The Real Marigold Hotel (BBC One), This Time Next Year (ITV) and the award winning critically acclaimed Educating Yorkshire (Channel 4).
Charlotte is Production Executive at Twofour overseeing and delivering a variety of shows as well as looking after the day to day running of the Plymouth office. Since joining Twofour in 2010 Charlotte has overseen a variety of productions such as Undercover Girlfriends, Bradley Wiggins: A Year In Yellow, Graffiti Wars, Tom Daley: Diving for Gold, Alex Polizzi: The Fixer, Britain’s Biggest Hoarders and Save Money Good Health/ Lose Weight. Before Twofour Charlotte worked on a variety of productions such as Friday Night Project, Something for the Weekend, Jump Britain & CH4’s The Big Art Project.
Katie Truen Bell
Katie has been with Twofour since 1997, managing over 400 hours of original programming. Projects include On Thin Ice and Harry’s Arctic Heroes for BBC1, Road Warriors and Harry’s South Pole Heroes for ITV1 and The Hotel Inspector for Channel 5. Across Twofour’s Specialist Factual output, projects include eight series of the internationally acclaimed Born To Kill, five series of Impossible Engineering, both sold in over 100 territories and a one hour documentary Bradley Wiggins on Mods for Sky Arts.
Head of Legal and Compliance
Andrew joined Twofour as Head of Legal and Compliance in 2017 where he is responsible for production Legal and Business Affairs matters across the Plymouth, London and Cardiff offices. Prior to Twofour, Andrew worked at broadcasters Channel 4, ITV and Discovery, distributors Banijay Rights and Sky Vision, as well as production companies Multistory Media and Wall to Wall. Programmes Andrew’s enjoyed working on include Nigella Bites, Come Dine With Me, Long Lost Family, Save Money: Good Health and Who Do You Think You Are? Outside of work, Andrew is also a practising visual artist and exhibits his artwork in the UK and internationally.
Head of Technology
Dave is responsible for the company’s technology services, including infrastructure, communications and support services across London, Plymouth and Cardiff. Dave has worked on location on a range of Twofour’s ambitious and long-running shows, including The Jump (Channel 4), Undercover Girlfriends (Channel 5) and Splash (ITV).
At Twofour since 2001 and working as Production Accountant since 2010, Peter works across the whole of the Broadcast output from Plymouth, Cardiff and London. Prior to joining Twofour, Peter worked at Broadcast Communications (forerunner to Endemol UK).
Head of Facilities
Rick been with Twofour since 2008, running the company’s Post Production and Camera Departments. This includes 30 suites across Plymouth and London offering full offline, online and dub facilities for all of Twofour’s productions, as well as a camera store covering kit, crew and technical support for rig, self-shoot and studio production. Before moving to Devon, Rick was Senior Post Producer for ITV at The London Studios, managing the post for such projects as Dancing on Ice and Come Dine With Me. Prior to that, Rick was Facility Manager and Post Producer at Resolution working on many projects including Top Gear, Big Brother and Strictly Come Dancing.
Head of Talent
Sue is responsible for off–screen editorial talent across the Twofour Group, building and developing relationships with all levels of production staff from entry level to Executive Producers. She works with our senior team members to staff projects, and to attract and keep the best people in our Devon, London and Cardiff offices. With over 20 years of experience in television, Sue joined Twofour in 2006 having spent six years at Lion Television.
As Talent Executive, Vanessa is responsible for attracting and retaining the very best off screen talent across Twofour’s London-based factual, features and entertainment output. With over 15 years’ experience in the industry, Vanessa has produced a number of factual shows including Twofour’s critically acclaimed documentary Dementiaville, Jamie and Jimmy’s Friday Night Feast, and Dara and Ed’s Road to Mandalay. Vanessa received a Grierson nomination for Channel 4 documentary, The Sinking of the Concordia: Caught on Camera.
Vicky is the HR Manager for Twofour Group and joined the company in 2007. She has developed the HR function as the company has grown and oversees all HR related matters. Prior to joining Twofour, Vicky was previously employed in an HR role for Exeter University, Devon and Cornwall Police and The Wrigley Company Limited.
Anna is responsible for managing the group’s public relations. Over the past decade, Anna has worked across the group’s output, including critically acclaimed brand The Real Marigold Hotel (BBC One), Hairy Bikers Route 66 (BBC Two), long running series The Hotel Inspector (Channel 5), smash hit daytime series The Housing Enforcers (BBC One, Twofour) and the highly ambitious OSF show, Dogs Might Fly (Sky One).
Digital Media Manager
Hawar brings audience growth expertise and creative marketing, building on brand recognition and digital monetisation across the Twofour Group. Hawar played an integral role in the creation of Little Dot Studios. Accumulating over 12 million subscribers for some of UK’s most successful online brands, including Graham Norton and Gordon Ramsay.
Financial Operations Supervisor
Soli joined Twofour in 2002 and manages the team responsible for the day to day Financial Operations within the Group. Soli works closely with the Finance Director and Production Accountant to maximise cash flow and help the production finances run smoothly.
Business Affairs Consultant
Estelle joined Twofour in 2014 as Senior Business Affairs Manager working within the Twofour Rights team on distribution of its catalogue of finished programmes and formats. In 2017 Estelle became Head of Commercial Affairs with responsibility for all commercial contracts for Twofour including broadcaster commissioning agreements and co-productions. Prior to Twofour Estelle worked at broadcasters Channel 4 and Virgin Media Television and distributor Zodiak Rights.