Jo is one of the UK’s best-known and most experienced freelance producers of TV comedy and drama. She has worked on many of our most admired and loved programmes: she began her career on a then-new soap opera called Eastenders, before going on to executive produce series such as Pie in the Sky and Love Hurts. She won a BAFTA for A Rather English Marriage and an Emmy for Dirty Tricks. Recently she produced the revival of the hit comedy Birds of a Feather for Retort/ITV, the series Brief Encounters for CPL/ITV and is now producing Manhunt for ITV starring Martin Clunes.
Stuart is a multiple award-winning business editor and writer. He was editor of the IoD magazine Director for seven years between 1989-1996 before co-founding Caspian Media. He won the PPA Editor of the Year award for the creation and launch of Real Business magazine. Between 2013-2015, he was the editor-in-chief of Business is GREAT. Today, he is co-founder of World Class Britain and editorial adviser to the ScaleUp Institute, the Enterprise Europe Network, and writes articles and reports for organisations including London Stock Exchange, London and Partners, and the Chartered Management Institute. And, yes, Jo and Stuart are married.