Christopher Satterthwaite, Chairman

Until 2017 Christopher was group CEO of Chime Communications, overseeing its sale to Providence Equity in 2015 for £374 million, having grown the business to a global sports entertainment and communications group employing over 2,500 people in 27 countries and delivered £250 million in shareholder value during his tenure. Christopher is currently chairman of AIM-quoted technology group Access Intelligence and Spacehive, a private technology start-up, and was a non-executive director of Centuar Media plc from 2007 to 2015. Christopher was awarded an C.B.E. for services to the arts in 2017.

Mark Browning, Chief Executive Officer

Mark is CEO of Zinc Media Group Plc, and started in April 2019. Prior to this he was the Group Managing Director of ITN Productions which was founded in 2010 and grew to become one of the top 5 independent TV productions companies in the UK. Prior to this he was the Director of Programmes for Heart 106.2, taking the radio station from a challenger brand to the market leader. He is a trustee of BFBS, the media provider to the British Armed Forces, a trustee of Jerusalem Productions, part of Sainsbury’s Family Trusts, and a former Director of IRN Ltd, the news provider to the UK commercial radio industry. He is a founding investor in Blend Media, a VR and 360 content specialist, and in

Will Sawyer, Chief Financial Officer

Will joined Zinc Media Group in October 2018. Will was previously Finance Director of ITN Productions. He helped grow it into one of the top independent production companies in the UK over a nine year period, and sold Diagonal View, a digital start-up, to Sky. Prior to this he was a corporate finance manager at the BBC and qualified as a Chartered Accountant at Deloitte, where he specialised in media businesses.

Andrew Garard, Non-Executive Director

Andrew was previously Group Legal Director and Company Secretary for ITV plc, having spent over a decade at the company, where he was also a Board member of ITV plc and chairman of ITN. While at ITV, Andrew was responsible for an international team overseeing global legal and business affairs. He helped lead ITV’s rapid expansion in the UK production market and ITV Studios’ expansion into the USA. During his time he also had management responsibility for ITV’s Interactive Business. Prior to ITV, Andrew held a number of General Counsel roles, including at Cable and Wireless plc and Reuters Asia, and positions at legal firms, including Clifford Chance, Freshfields and LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae.

Nicholas Taylor, Non-Executive Director

Nicholas has extensive experience of working with growing organisations, principally in the TMT sector. He has worked as a consultant and in-house and has held senior positions in both private and public businesses and in the not for profit sector. His involvement in the media industry started over 20 years ago when he was Head of Finance at Brighter Pictures (now Remarkable Television, part of Endemol Shine) and encompasses film and television; production, post-production and special effects; factual and entertainment. Between 2011 and 2013 he was Managing Director of The Imaginarium Studios. He is also non-executive director of Maintel Holdings Plc and non-executive chairman of Focus 4 U Ltd.