The Production Guild of Great Britain (PGGB) has appointed Michael Beavan as its new director of partnerships & projects.
An experienced independent film publicist and events & logistics consultant to the UK entertainment industry, Beavan joins the expanding PGGB team to grow the reach and profile of PGGB across its film and television sector partnerships. He will focus on maintaining and developing relationships with existing business partners and affiliate companies whilst also forging new productive partnerships around the UK that will support the delivery of PGGB’s work. He will also oversee the strategy and delivery of PGGB’s large-scale projects, including The Production Guild of Great Britain Awards.
Professor Lyndsay Duthie, PGGB CEO, said: “We are delighted to have Michael join us as our director of partnerships and projects. PGGB is incredibly proud to have a stellar line up of more than 100 business partners and affiliates. They play a vital role in supporting our members through funding and sponsorship of our services and events, and crucial knowledge and experience sharing that helps ensure the UK stays at the top of its game in film and TV drama production. This new role will ensure our existing partnerships are well served and new strategic alliances put in place, as we continue to grow PGGB.”
Beavan concluded: “I have long admired the amazing work PGGB delivers and it is a real honour to be joining their team at such a pivotal time in our industry’s accelerating growth and development. We have an exciting time ahead of us, from building on the PGGB’s core partnerships to expanding our membership support throughout the nations and regions.”