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Alex Connock (Fontainebleau)

Domain of expertise: EU
Education: Oxford, St. John’s College, BA; Columbia University, Master’s in Journalism; INSEAD, MBA.

Alex Connock is director of new business at Shine UK, working with leading TV production companies Kudos (drama), Princess (entertainment), Shine TV (factual entertainment) and Dragonfly (factual) as well as new units.He previously co-foudned factual and online TV production group Ten Alps with Bob Geldof and ran it for 12 years, during which time he was six times shortlisted as entrepreneur of the year. He is a visiting fellow at the University of Oxford’s Reuters Institute for the study of Journalism and Manchester Business School, and visiting Professor at the university of Sunderland.  He is chairman of the Royal Television Society (North West) and a voting member of BAFTA.  He graduated from Oxford, Columbia Univeristy and INSEAD.

Formerly in TV production for Planet 24, BBC, Granada.


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