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Creative Access (ACCESS MEDIA CIC) is a registered company no 10712158. 

Registered office: London Television Centre, Upper Ground, London SE1 9LT

Creative Access is governed by its board of directors:

  • Dawn Beresford, Talent Executive, CPL Productions and Arrow Media
  • Jemima Coleman, Non-Executive Board member of Legal Services Board and Employment Lawyer at Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Elijah Lawal, UK and Ireland PR Manager, Google UK
  • Kath Geraghty, Apprenticeships and Assessments Manager, The National Theatre
  • Saurabh Kakkar, Executive Producer, Comedy, Big Talk Productions
  • Nigel Warner, Partner, Lexington Communications


  • Josie Dobrin, Chief Executive, Creative Access


Creative Access’s work is supported and endorsed by its ambassadors – leading figures in the creative industries – whose backing helps us to sustain and extend our work as the leading organisation in the UK dedicated to recruiting BAME talent.

  • Malorie Blackman OBE, author
  • Angela Jain, Managing Director, ITV Studios
  • Sathnam Sanghera, author and journalist
  • Indhu Rubasingham, Artistic Director, Kiln Theatre
  • Zoe Whitley, Curator, International Art, Tate
  • Ronke Phillips, Journalist and broadcaster, ITV News

Advisory Board

We are so grateful to our phenomenal Advisory Board, who support us through their advice, expertise and time as we develop and continue to refine our work:

  • Genevieve Ampaduh, The Rye Social
  • Tigho Ayovuare, Head of Operations, Rambert
  • Lynn Blades, Executive, Media and Leadership Coach
  • Baroness Margaret McDonagh
  • Michael Foster, Talent and Literary Agent
  • Natalie Jerome,  ‎Brand & Licensing Director, Kings Road Publishing (‎Bonnier Publishing)
  • Ingrid Marvin, Producer, The Bush Theatre
  • Anne Mensah, Head of Drama, Sky
  • Clarissa Pabi, Senior Marketing Manager at Bonnier Publishing, Manager and Executive Producer, Mostly Lit Podcast
  • Rak Patel, Head of Sales, Spotify
  • Naren Patel, CEO, Primesight
  • Sophia Slater, Associate Producer, Nine Lives Media