I trained as a psychiatric nurse and played saxophone in a band before getting my Masters in Film and Television. I am now an award winning filmmaker with 25 years of international experience as a producer/director/journalist, often tackling human rights stories in conflict affected countries. I have made 52 broadcast documentaries,working for most major broadcasters- including BBC, Channel 4, Discovery Channel and Aljazeera. I also make feature documentaries and drama.
I am CEO of Wilderness Productions Ltd and co-founder of charity WAYout in 2008, which offers free training and arts facilities to street and disadvantaged youth in Sierra Leone. I now spends half the year in Freetown running WAYout, which has worked with over 2000 young people.
I also work as a consultant filmmaker to the UNFAO and other NGOs in Sierra Leone.
I am a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and with the other core members of the Fellows Artists Group started the What's On Your Walls? arts project..
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