John joined Company from the BBC in 2013 where he was Controller of BBC Drama Production.
As both Head of Channel Four Drama and Controller of BBC Drama Production John has worked on popular prime time series such as Hustle, Spooks, Casualty and Holby City alongside award-winning drama such as Bodies, Omagh, Sex Traffic, Not Only But Always and The Curse of Steptoe.
He began his television career story-lining EastEnders in its first BAFTA winning year - beginning a fourteen year association that produced some of the biggest audiences in British television history
As a commissioning Editor\Executive Producer, he has championed many shows including Life on Mars, The Street, Shameless and Waterloo Road. He has also been Editor of long-running radio soap The Archers.
In 2005 John created the BBC Writers Academy, training a generation of new writers for television.
Claire Ingham - Executive Producer
Clare joined Company from the BBC in 2011 where she was Executive Producer on Inspector George Gently, Waterloo Road and New Tricks.
Previously she was an independent drama Producer and Associate Producer/Head of Development for Impossible Pictures, managing a slate that included Primeval, Frankenstein and Pickles.
Claire is currently executive producing Inspector George Gently and Shameless.
John Griffin - Executive Producer
John joined Company as an in-house Producer having worked on the first five series of Shameless. He script edited the first two series (also writing an episode for series 2), produced Shameless series 3, and series produced Shameless series 4 and 5.
More recently John produced and executive produced Skins 4 and executive produced Skins 5.
Johann Knobel - Producer
Johann joined Company as an in-house Producer after producing Shameless 4 in 2006 and Shameless 5 in 2007. He also produced and executive produced Inspector George Gently and more recently produced The Shadow Line and Secret State.
Liz Lewin - Series Producer
Liz joined Company in 2009. Amongst her past credits are Comedy Lab and Teachers both for Channel 4. Liz recently produced the comedy series Beaver Falls and is currently working on new projects.
Serena Bowman - Producer
Serena previously worked as a Script Editor on George Gently, Mansfield Park and Wild at Heart series 1, 2 and 3 and more recently as Producer on Wild at Heart series 4 and 5.
Willow Grylls - Producer
Willow has been with Company since early 1998. She produced Mischief Night for Company Pictures and an adaptation of Martina Cole's novel The Take. More recently Willow produced The Runaway.
Faye Dorn - Producer
Faye joined Company in 2004. She worked in TV development as part of the Skins creative team and also worked on George Gently, Mansfield Park and Talk to Me before moving on to script edit The Devil's Whore, The Invisibles, Inspector George Gently and The Shadow Line. More recently Faye produced Inspector George Gently 6.
Elliott Swift - Development Assistant
Elliott joined Company in 2010 and works in TV development.
Helen Flint - Head of Production
Helen was a freelance Line Producer, and also produced Longford before joining Company Pictures as Head of Production.
Alex Protherough - Production Manager
Alex joined Company in 2008 and is the in-house Production Manager for Company productions.
Katie Barrett - Production Secretary, Awards & Travel
Katie joined Company in 2008 and assists the in-house Production Manager with Company productions.
Cat Morgan - Production Runner
Pete Oldham - Post Production
Pete joined Company in 2010 and works in Post Production.
Adam Woodhall - Head of Online
Adam joined Company in 2008 and is responsible for overseeing all online content, including online drama, behind the scenes/EPK and additional programme support materials and social media activity for Company programmes.
Richard Nelson - Finance Director
Richard joined Company Pictures in 2000. A Chartered Accountant, previous media employments have included SelecTV plc (Birds of a Feather, Love Hurts, Pie in the Sky) and BBC Drama Series (Eastenders, Casualty, Holby City, Silent Witness).
Robert Smith - Financial Controller
A Chartered Accountant who joined Company Pictures from Baker Tilly's media team in 2003.
Matt Warner - Accounts Assistant
Joined Company Pictures in 2005. Matt previously worked at ISA.
Mark Pybus - Head of Business Affairs / Producer
Formerly of media law specialists Marriott Harrison and Head of Business Affairs at Granada Film. Mark has produced Unconditional Love, Uncle Adolf, Wallis & Edward and Einstein & Eddington for Company Pictures. More recently he produced an adaptation of the D H Lawrence novel Women in Love.
Lisa Selway - Business Affairs
Lisa qualified in to the SJ Berwin Media team and joins Company from The Agency where she was formerly Head of Business Affairs.
Clare Nicholson - Business Affairs Executive
Clare joined Company from All3Media where she was Business Affairs Executive.
Office Management & Co-ordination
Janine Spikings - Office Manager
After 8 years in the music industry Janine joined Company from the MAMA Group in 2008.
Drew Craven - PA to Managing Director
Drew joined Company in 2007 and is PA to John Yorke.
Jess Barnes - Producers' PA & Development Co-ordinator
Jess joined Company in 2010 and assists the Company Producers as well as working in TV development.
Abi Arthur - Receptionist
Abi joined Company in 2012 and runs Reception.
Jen McConnell - Runner
Kyle Cluett - Runner