Tess is an experienced network executive producer with a track record of developing and delivering high-rating series and formats for UK and international broadcasters.
Tess was formerly Creative Director at Boomerang Television. Whilst at the Welsh indie she created and delivered three series of Channel 4’s ratings and commercial hit ‘Posh Pawn’. Other commissions included the pop doc series ‘Bargain Fever Britain’ for ITV.
Before Boomerang Tess was a Senior Commissioning Editor at UKTV where her credits include daytime chef vehicle ‘Market Kitchen Big Adventure’; hidden camera entertainment format ‘Tarrant Lets The Kids Loose’, home makeover format ‘Ty Pennington’s Homes for Heroes’, extreme game show ‘Scream if you know the Answer’ and three series of comedy panel show ‘Argumental’ for Dave. Prior to this, Tess was an executive producer at North One Television with credits including constructed documentary series ‘The Singing Estate’ (C5) and ‘Asbo Teen to Beauty Queen’ (C5) and before that Endemol where she was executive producer on reality shows Channel Five’s The Farm and Fit Farm for Channel 4 amongst other projects.
Gareth has worked in the Welsh TV industry for over 20 years. As Managing Director of Boomerang, Gareth grew the company to become one of the Nation’s leading indies with a wealth of long running hits including C4’s ‘Posh Pawn’, ‘The Clare Balding Show’ on the BBC and the ground-breaking global brand funded show ‘GT Academy’.
Gareth was part of the team responsible for floating the Cardiff based Boomerang + PLC business on AIM in 2007. He understands the challenges of managing and growing a nations independent and leading a strong creative team.
As Managing Director of Nimble Dragon, Gareth has, over the past year, established the company as a key voice in the Welsh creative scene, with solid links with local and network broadcasters and a strong business foundation.