Christine is COO of Watford & Essex, the Bristol-based UK Scripted HETV production company, where she oversees the commercial, operational and production side of the business. Prior to this, she was Head of Production at New Pictures since 2016. Her list of credits there includes highly acclaimed productions for many UK and International broadcasters including ‘The Spanish Princess’, ‘Des’, ‘The Deceived’, ‘Cobra’, ‘White House Farm’, ‘Catherine the Great’, ‘The Innocents’, ‘Requiem’ and ‘Rellik’.
Prior to New Pictures, Christine worked as a production consultant within the BBC Drama Department, overseeing programmes such as ‘Our Girl’, ‘Silent Witness’, ‘Red Water’ and ‘Undercover’. She has also had a successful career as a freelance line producer in high-end TV, working on many productions including ‘Doctor Foster’, ‘Indian Summers’, ‘Line of Duty’, ‘Tommy Cooper’ and ‘The White Queen’.
Christine chairs ScreenSkills’ High-end TV Skills Council and sits on ScreenSkills’ Board. As Chair, she is able to help identify skills gaps current and future within HETV and work with the team at ScreenSkills, industry leaders, trade bodies, agencies, guilds, broadcasters and others, to open doors to people from all backgrounds into HETV and then help them progress their careers within the industry through training opportunities.