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Please note: Pact is a membership organisation and as such Pact staff can only advise members. 

Pact Staff

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John McVay - Chief Executive

John oversees all policy matters within Pact and works closely with Pact council and all senior executives to ensure all members' interests are fairly represented. John also leads on all union negotiations.  Go to
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Joyce Adeluwoye-Adams - Head of Diversity

Joyce is Pact's diversity adviser, providing advice to independent production companies on developing their approach to diversity.  Go to
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Rebecca Carey - Financial Director and Company Secretary

Rebecca Carey is responsible for overseeing all aspects of Pact's finance department.  Go to
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Emily Davidson - Head of Policy

Emily leads the formation, development and articulation of Pact’s policies on issues including television, children’s and animation, nations and regions, exports, diversity and interactive media.  Go to
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Anish Khanderia - Accounts & Membership Executive

Anish is responsible for processing membership applications, renewals, cinema levy, bank reconciliations and manages Pact's Escrows. He also assists in the preparation of the monthly management accounts.  Go to
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Barry Kimm - Head of Production Services

Barry Kimm negotiates with unions and offers advice to members on the interpretation of the agreements and other employment related matters when working on productions.  Go to
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Dawn McCarthy-Simpson - Director of Market Development

Dawn McCarthy-Simpson is responsible for the strategic business and policy development for Pact members. Dawn leads on issues relating to out of London producers, as well as markets and business development.  Go to
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Amanda Russell - Head of Legal Affairs

Amanda offers advice and guidance to members on legal and business affairs issues as well as representing Pact members' legal interests to government and third party policy makers.  Go to
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Valerie Smith - In-house lawyer

Valerie is Pact's in-house lawyer  Go to
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Nigel Watts - Head of Communications

Nigel is responsible for Pact's internal and external communications  Go to
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Felisha Weekes - Policy Team Administrator

Felisha works in the policy team with a focus on international markets and diversity  Go to
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Emma Woodward - PA to CEO and Human Resources Officer

Emma organises diaries, including arranging meetings and attendance at conferences, festivals and events. She also implements and monitors HR policies and procedures.  Go to
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