Prior to her work with the BBC, Mandy was Head of Arts at ABC TV and Acting Head of Non-Scripted TV at ABC. Previously an award winning documentary producer/director and filmmaker, Mandy has won respect in her industry for her work and has received many nominations and several eminent awards including an Emmy for her films. Her work has spanned a range of factual genres – music, arts, history, observational, polemical & biographical. She also has extensive experience as an executive and series producer, and script writer. Mandy has been a regular juror for the Emmy, London Film Festival and Grierson Awards and is on the board of AIDC.