The former BBC exec has resigned from Anne Mensah’s lean UK commissioning team to spend more time with his family, we understand. His final day is July 8.
During his two-and-a-half year spell, the well liked exec was behind the likes of Harlan Coben’s Stay Close, from It’s A Sin producer Red Production Company, and Man Vs Bee, the slapstick comedy launching next week in which Rowan Atkinson plays a man who destroys a luxury home while housesitting due to a troublesome bee.
As Deadline revealed in October 2019, he had joined Netflix from BBC Studios, where he had run the comedy division for three years. Prior to that, he was a commissioner at the BBC, most notably playing a key role in the commission and launch of influential BBC Three comedy-drama Fleabag.