Elly’s TV career began in front of the camera back in 1993, as a Children’s Television Presenter for ITV and The Children’s Channel. As a trained Broadcast Journalist, she then moved over to Channel 4 News and the 5 News Sportdesk before a changing tack and beginning her Production Management journey at Endemol on Channel 4’s Big Brother.
Elly spent 3 years at Endemol, coordinating a broad range of productions including The Kings Of Comedy, Fool Around, and Brainteaser. She then trained as a Gallery PA and worked on live quiz shows for Sky TV and the Euro Millions lottery draw. In 2006 Elly made the move over to the world of drama, working as a Production Coordinator on BBC’s flagship Casualty before finding her way to the BBC Natural History Unit in 2007 and fulfilling the same role on the landmark Life series for BBC1.
Elly continued in the world of Natural History working at John Downer Productions, Icon Films and Wild Horizons (now Silverback) coordinating on four Disney Nature movies as well as some of the North America series for Discovery.
Elly has previously been our HR and Operations Manager and is now our Deputy Director of Production under Jane Hamlin and a member of the SMT.