Conference Director

Paul Lewis



Editorial Advisory Committee

The WCSFP Editorial Advisory Committee works with the Board, conference director and event organizers to help inform, support and achieve strategic editorial objectives in the programming offered at the annual conference. If you are interested in joining the Editorial Advisory Committee, please contact the WCSFP conference director Paul Lewis at [email protected].

Alison Leigh

Leigh Brown Productions (Australia)

Senior Consultant

Mark Atkin

Crossover Labs (UK)


Vikram Channa

Discovery Networks (Singapore)


Alexandria Christos

Red Rock Films (South Africa)


Lee Constable

TV+Digital Presenter/Producer (Australia)


Iain Dodgeon



Fabrice Esteve

YUZU Productions / AST & PARISCIENCE (France)


Marita Hübinger

ZDF/ARTE (Germany)


Maia Krall Fry

Wellcome (UK)


Rosario López

Cabala Productions (Chile)


Jim Louderback

VidCon (USA)


Joseph Maxwell

SBS (Australia)


Michael McMahon

Primitive Entertainment (Canada)


Mikael Österby

SVT (Sweden)


Deborah Papiernik

Ubisoft (France)


Charlie Parsons

National Geographic Channel (USA)


Sonya Pemberton

Genepool Productions (Australia)


Adam Rymer

Entertainment Executive (USA)


Takeshi Shibasaki

NHK (Japan)


Matthew Shribman

Scientist/Environmentalist (UK)


Long Xiao

FreshPitch (China)


Samantha Yammine

Science Sam Media (Canada)


Simon Young