Ivan Dunleavy, Chief Executive of Pinewood Shepperton plc was today speaking at a Global Business Summit on Creative Content, organised by UK Trade and Investment at the British Business Embassy at Lancaster House in St James’s, London.
The summit was part of the ‘Business is Great’ programme and Ivan joined other leaders from the creative industries such as Sir Howard Stringer, Chairman of Sony Corp, Eric Fellner and Tim Bevan, Co Chairmen, Working Title Films, Michael G Wilson, James Bond producer, Eon Productions and Stella McCartney.
Ivan was in conversation with Ed Vaizey, Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries during his session, speaking about why the UK remains one of the leading destinations for the makers of creative content.
Ivan and Ed brought their unique perspectives on how the right combination of infrastructure, skills and technology can offer the world’s most successful content creators the best possible environment to bring their ideas to life.
Andrew M. Smith, Director of Strategy and Communications and Pinewood Shepperton plc commented: “This global summit is an important initiative, held at an important time, for an important industry. The creative industries in the UK are growing and has been identified by the government as a key sector that will help to lead the recovery. The individuals and companies involved today helped highlight the contribution that British creativity is playing in the global market and film in particular.”