Gareth Rees

Managing Director

Gareth has worked in the TV industry for over 20 years. As a founder and Managing Director of Nimble Productions and Nimble Dragon, he has over the past few years 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.

In 2007, Gareth was part of the team responsible for floating the Cardiff based Boomerang+PLC business. He understands the challenges of managing and growing a Nations independent and leading a strong creative team.

Sharon Bennett

Executive Producer

Before joining Nimble Dragon, Sharon Bennett was Head of Blink Films Wales and executive produced new formats, Let’s Get a Good Thing Going for BBC 1, Steph and Dom’s 1 Star to 5 Star and Collection Hunters for C4. Prior to this she was an Executive Producer at Boomerang where she was responsible for the first series of Extreme Cake Makers, which won best daytime series at the Broadcast awards, Flat Pack Mansions, and two series of Posh Pawn.

Other previous credits include Gogglebox, Come Dine with Me, Four in a Bed, Coach Trip, Obsessive Compulsive Cleaners for Channel 4 and Wanted in Paradise, The Great British Bake Off, Bargain Hunt, Flog it! and The One Show for BBC.

Rob Harper

Finance director

Rob joined Channel 4 in 2001. As Finance Manager for 4 Rights, Channel 4’s commercial business, over ten years Rob managed one of the largest independent Programme investment funds in the UK, investing in some of Channel 4’s most iconic programmes and series including Shackleton; Shameless; Green Wing and The Joe Simpson films The Beckoning Silence and Touching The Void. In 2011 he developed the unique funding model for the hugely successful Inbetweeners Movie which went on to be the UK’s most successful comedy film.

More recently, Rob has concentrated on Finance Director appointments in entrepreneurial / start-up companies within the creative industry including Nimble Dragon.

Katy Cartwright

Head of production

Katy’s production management experience of 20 years spans many genres including Factual, Entertainment, Sport, and Drama. Prior to joining Nimble Dragon Katy was Production Executive for Blink Films and before that Boomerang, running many successful productions including Channel 4’s Posh Pawn and Extreme Cake Makers. Katy started her career at the BBC, working in various areas of programming and on long running series including DIY SOS: The Big Build and Doctor Who Confidential.

Nimble Dragon programmes are distributed internationally by Banijay Rights.