Neil Hatton

Chief Executive, UK Screen Alliance

Neil has been involved with UK Screen as a director right from its inception in 2004. His background is in broadcast post-production where he was an editor/MD/owner for 20 years and he was a pioneer of non-linear editing. He was appointed CEO in 2016 and is the organisation’s principal spokesperson and policy advocate.

Kate O'Connor

Executive Chair, Animation UK Council

Kate is a senior consultant in creative industries, working with a wide range of private and public-sector clients in the UK and internationally. Kate is Executive Chair of Animation UK, part of the UK Screen Alliance, and represents the sector to the government level, developing business, export, and skills-related policies to support the industry’s growth.

Ruxandra Oprea

Membership and Business Development Manager

Ruxandra is experienced in membership engagement and events management, having worked in the membership sector (Livery) in the City of London for four years prior to joining UK Screen Alliance. She is our members’ first point of contact and where potential new members can find out all about UK Screen Alliance and Animation UK.

Audrey Lai

Communications and Team Assistant

Audrey joined the team in October 2022. Drawing from her background in social media and content writing, she handles the news articles, social channels, event coverage and member communication.

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