Our people

Our vision is to be an inclusive, supportive and ethical company. We work with Creative Access, Mama Youth, the Grierson Trust and BBC Elevate to make our industry more diverse, and with the BAFTA Albert scheme to promote sustainability.

Richard started his TV career as a secretary, before directing his first network documentary aged 26. Prior to Dragonfly he was Executive Producer and Head of UK Factual for Raw TV. He’s won numerous awards including an RTS, a Real Screen award, and the Prix Italia: Best Drama, and has been nominated for both factual and fiction BAFTAs. He lives in North London with his two sons and a cat called Snowball.

Ali has been Dragonfly’s Head of Production since September 2018, working closely with Managing Director Richard Bond in ensuring the smooth running of the day-to-day business and  delivery of all of Dragonfly’s output, as well as overseeing all operational aspects of the London and Manchester offices.  Ali is committed to maintain high production values and nurturing and developing production talent and along with the senior management team strives to make Dragonfly a happy place to work.

Ros’ career started at the age of 18 when she hitched a lift on a military jet into the besieged city of Sarajevo, at the height of the Bosnian war. Since then, she’s been responsible for numerous documentaries and award-winning formatted series including Secret Millionaire (Channel 4) Undercover Boss (Channel 4) Surgeons: At The Edge Of Life (BBC 2) and Cops Like Us (BBC2). Away from work, she runs marathons.

Tom returned to Dragonfly in 2017 to originate and Executive Produce innovative new projects including forthcoming drama Then Barbara Met Alan (BBC/Netflix), true crime series Anni: The Honeymoon Murder (Discovery+) and specialist factual series What Makes a Murderer (Channel 4). Tom previously directed and developed series at Dragonfly, Eleven, BBC and Raw including One Born Every Minute (Channel 4), True Horror (Channel 4), The Missing (Channel 4) and Teens (Channel 4).

Peter is an Executive Producer at Dragonfly and has worked with us since 2017. He has been at the heart of the BAFTA award winning BBC One series Ambulance since series two.  

Peter was selected as a Broadcast Hotshot for 2019. Prior to this he has worked on hit documentary series including Hospital for BBC Two, 24 Hours in Police Custody and 24 Hours in A&E for Channel 4. 

Will joined Dragonfly in 2017 and works across its UK and global developments.  Prior to that he was a Series Producer and Development Executive at Pulse Films and spent more than a decade at the BBC, where he developed and directed a wide range of documentaries.

Jack has been Production Executive at Dragonfly since 2018 and works across all of Dragonfly’s output. Prior to joining Dragonfly, Jack worked at a number of Independent Production Companies, such as Burning Bright, Raw Television, Firecracker Films, The Garden and Rare Day on a variety of factual programming.

Gayl joined Dragonfly in May 2019. She previously worked as a producer and series producer on documentaries for BBC and Channel 4. She’s now keen to help Dragonfly nurture new talent and the next generation of award-winning filmmakers.

Tom oversees legal and business affairs for the factual labels within the Banijay UK group, including Dragonfly. He has been working in the legal side of the TV industry since 2004, and has done time at the BBC, FremantleMedia, Hat Trick Productions and NBC Universal. His previous credits include Doctor Who, Britain’s Got Talent, The Apprentice, Grand Designs, Have I Got News For You, One Born Every Minute, Ambulance and many more.

Steven Birch Joined Dragonfly in November 2013 as a Finance Assistant. Prior to joining Dragonfly, he spent 6 years working in finance for Sainsbury’s head office.

Jess joined Dragonfly in 2021 to lead on developing popular factual programmes from our Manchester office, Dragonfly North. She began her career as a broadcast journalist, before moving into factual development with roles at BBC Studios and The Garden. In that time, she’s had several original commissions, including RTS-nominated Women at War: 100 Years of Service (BBC One), The Pregnant Dad (BBC Three) and Sex on the Couch (BBC Three).

Josh joined Dragonfly in 2020 to work across the documentary and specialist factual slates from our London office. He’s worked across development and production on shows like Wonders of the Moon (BBC One), Cat Watch and RTS-nominated The Planets (BBC Two). Since, he has originated and developed films and series to commission for ABC, BBC, Channel 4, Channel 5, Science Channel and National Geographic Channel.

Chibuikem (Chike) joined Dragonfly in 2018 on an internship placement with Creative Access. Following this he was offered a full place in the Dragonfly team as a Development Researcher. Since making the move from Development to Production in 2019, Chike has worked on a number of our premium specialist factual series’ and documentaries including The Diagnosis Detectives(BBC2), Surgeons: At The Edge Of Life (BBC2), Ambulance (BBC1) and Anni (Discovery+).

Molly joined Dragonfly in 2019 through Mama Youth Project as Development intern and is now integrated within the team as Development Researcher. She also helps oversee the running of the office and assisting the Managing Director. Molly has worked on programmes like How To Steal Pigs and Influence People (C4), Ambulance (BBC1), Anni (Discovery+) and Teen Mum High (E4) as well as a handful of funded developments.

Taylor is a Development Researcher who initially joined Dragonfly in 2019 as a Creative Access intern. She has worked on the development and production for BBC3's Leigh-Anne: Race, Pop & Power documentary.  

Jenna joined the team in early 2021 as the latest Creative Access intern. With a natural love for factual television, and a keen enthusiasm to learn, Jenna found the opportunity to join Dragonfly incredibly exciting.