Michael Simkin is an award winning producer, series producer and exec producer. He specialises in presenter-led factual, difficult access docs, investigative journalism, extreme travel and adventure, working in current affairs, history and crime. Michael is also a talented self operator, who often shoots his programmes. He has worked with all of the major UK broadcasters.
“I have been following Andrew’s career for over 15 years, and have seen him change, He now embraces the prospect of rehabilitating people with the same energy and excitement that he had for his previous projects. If people like Andrew and the people working with him cannot win people over, then no one can.”
Spencer’s background is in the music business. He spent 9 years at Warner Music, working with and developing music for chart-topping artists. He subsequently owned and managed a variety of independent record labels and publishing companies as well as management roles for world famous DJs, producers and artists.
Recent years have been devoted to provide training in mind management and performance control techniques, drawing on this varied and extensive experience. Spencer is a fully qualified cognitive behavioural hypnotherapist. He work’s with musicians, actors, sportspeople, opera singers, personal trainers and other performers with a range of psychological and emotional issues. Spencer also work’s with the PFA (Professional Footballers Association) and the Sporting Chance charity as part of their national network of therapists and counsellors, treating active and retired professional footballers in the UK.
Alan Miller started his career staging international events in the music business. He is the co-founder of London’s Old Truman Brewery cultural business center. For almost 20 years Alan was CEO of The Vibe Bar which closed in Nov 2014 and whereupon he co-founded The Night Time Industries Association with colleagues from around the UK.
The NTIA represents bars, clubs, festivals, DJs, Artists, labels, security and others who work and make things happen in the night time and throughout the day. Alan writes and appears on the news, tv and radio nationally and globally and sat on The Arts Council’s UK London Arts Board for several years.
In the last couple of years, Alan has spoken to audiences in Mumbai, Sydney, Melbourne, New York, Berlin, Amsterdam and Toronto and Stockholm as well as regularly across the UK.
“Young people represent the potential of our future. That is why I’m so passionate that they should have the best opportunities possible & have the benefit of those with crucial experience and insights from every sector. That’s why I’m an advocate of the AP Foundation which I consider to be essential particularly now. The Foundation’s outlook & work from prisons to city centres represents a practical yet ambitious outlook that I believe policy makers urgently needto adopt”
Kevin Tewis Allen
Kevin is most famed for his work to the Gen-Z audience (teenagers and young adults 12-24).
Kevin was introduced to the music industry at a young age, with his work experience with 80’Ssupergroup, Five star at their home in Sunningdale. At 19, he created the concept for Winston the Churchill bulldog before he shot to fame as a DJ/Music producer selling over 20 million records, 13 no.1’s and BBC Radio Producer of the decade 1990-2000. After spending 16 years as a leading creative, Kevin swapped life for the corporate world so that he could focus on being a CEO of a media company.
Kevin was the first strategist and entertainment director at UNILAD (Facebook’s no.1 online publisher) taking the revenue from £2 – £40M in one year by making the publisher ‘brand safe’ so that they could appeal to much wider businesses and agencies alike to up the inbound briefs to £450K. His wealth of knowledge, practitioner experience and awards demonstrate that he does not follow the crowd and keeps a keen eye on commercial KPIs. His aim has always been to be a strong change agent, to cut through the noise, positively disrupt markets in order to create sustainable, LOVED challenger brands.
Kevin has managed start-up’s, SME’s, Agencies and Top 250 FTSE brands providing commercial strategies (social media, digital advertising, content creation, brand re-positioning, BD/sales growth) and has a proven track record of delivering the results asked of me. He is CIM qualified and awarded a Fellowship for his outstanding industry practice.
Kevin is also a marketing advisor to 10 Downing Street – he created their ANTENNA brand, nowworth £70M in two years. Kevin is an honouree advisory board member to eCommerce Expo, Technology for Marketing, Ad:tech