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Chief Executive Officer

Tim Carter

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

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 Abbott

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.

Managing Director

Dan Adamson

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

David Brindley

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.

Creative Director

David Clews

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. 

Finance Director

Jake Roberts

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.

Head of Legal, Business Affairs and Compliance

Olusoga Adamo

Soga joined Twofour in 2020 as overall Head of Legal, Business Affairs and Compliance. With a focus on providing the business with prompt and trusted advice as well as providing practical solutions to problematic issues. Soga is also Head of Business Affairs for MultiStory Media.

Prior to joining Twofour Soga has been Head of Business Affairs for ITV Daytime, SoTV, Potato and Possessed. Prior to that, Head of Legal and Business Affairs at Objective Media Group.  Soga has provided advice and assistance on several award winning programmes including Come Dine With Me, The Big Flower Fight,  Dancing On Ice, I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! and the ground-breaking Exposure: Jimmy Savile documentary.

Non-Executive Director

Faz Aftab

Faz is a leading VOD expert who has shaped on-demand services for more than 15 years. In her role as Non-Executive Director at Twofour, she advises the company as it lays foundations for changes in how viewers engage with Twofour’s factual, features and entertainment shows.

Alongside her role at Twofour, Faz is Director of Platform Distribution at ITV, where she is responsible for the distribution of ITV Linear Channels, ITV Hub, ITV Hub+ and ITV services on platforms, as well as negotiations for strategic distribution partners including Sky, Virgin,Apple, Google, Amazon and Samsung. She is also ITV’s commercial lead on Freeview Play and a board director at Freesat. Faz joined ITV in 2011 to spearhead thedistribution of the award-winning ITV Hub, and as ITV’s Online Commercial Director she created, shaped and managed ITV’srelationships with key partners.

Faz is a founding member of ITV’s Women’s Network and ITV’s Embrace (Diversity and Inclusion) Network.

Director of Programmes - West

Rachel Innes-Lumsden

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.

Head of Specialist Factual

Neil Edwards

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 Patten

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.

Head of Entertainment

Louise Hutchinson

Louise is Twofour’s Head of Entertainment, a new role that signals a commitment to reignite the legacy of great reality and entertainment hits as well as building on the reputation of former Twofour shows. Louise has worked on some of the most successful entertainment and reality shows on television including The Greatest Dancer, Celebrity Big Brother, The Only Way is Essex, Celebs Go Dating and most recently BBC One’s new series I Can See Your Voice.

Executive Producer, Documentaries

Grace Reynolds

Grace joined Twofour to steer their documentary output, following two years as Head of Documentaries at Minnow Films. At Minnow she developed and executive produced a range of documentary singles and series, including four series of SAS:Who Dares Wins, C4’s The Yorkshire Job Centre, BBC Two’s doc series Manctopia, Sky Docs feature doc Stirling and BBC Three’s single Bad Influencer.

Prior to that, Grace spent eight years at Twofour working across a variety of productions as a director and later as an exec, including Royal Marines Commando School, Royal Navy School, Confessions of a Junior Doctor, and the multiple award winning Educating Essex and Educating Yorkshire.

Deputy Head of Production

Lily Fitzpatrick

Lily is Deputy Head of Production in our London office, 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).

Production Executive

Charlotte Man

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.

Production Executive

Louise Ryan

Louise is Production Executive charged with overseeing a range of Twofour’s output including series such as The Real Marigold on Tour (BBC), Ibiza Weekender (ITV), Beat the Chef (Channel 4) and Million Pound Pawn (ITV) as well as supporting the smooth running of the London office. Louise joined the company as Production Manager in 2013. Her credits include high profile ITV event The Millies, Channel 4’s Royal Marines Commando School, critically acclaimed The Vote for More 4, as well as the first series of hit BBC shows The Real Marigold Hotel and The Real Marigold on Tour. 

Production Executive

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 Seto

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 Trelfa

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).

Production Accountant

Peter Chicken

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 Horne

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 Kenderdine

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 and London offices. With over 20 years of experience in television, Sue joined Twofour in 2006 having spent six years at Lion Television.

Talent Executive

Vanessa Colosi

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.

HR Manager

Vicky Lea

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. 

PR Manager

Anna Collins

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).

Press enquiries, contact: anna.collins@twofour.co.uk

Financial Operations Supervisor

Solitaire Doddridge

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 Katesmark

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.