Risk managers join ScreenSkills webinar as part of series of free sessions

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Ruth Denyer: ITV group risk director

The BBC, ITV and Sky are to discuss how the industry can navigate the latest guidelines for returning to production in a ScreenSkills panel tomorrow.

Safety and risk managers for the training body a free are taking part in a free Zoom webinar in which they will outline the best practices going forward.

Monkey Kingdom managing director Sam Lawrence will chair the panel, which will feature BBC head of safety policy and compliance Mike Baker, ITV group risk director Ruth Denyer and group head of health and safety risk management Alison Hodgetts, Sky group head of health and safety Owen Yorath and First Option managing director Paul Greeves.

The Masterclass: Managing the Risk of Covid-19 in TV Production panel, which begins at 10am and will include a Q&A, is one of a series of sessions ScreenSkills is organising this week that includes a string of lunchtime commissioner sessions.

These kick off at 1pm with Channel 4 head of comedy Fiona McDermott and continue tomorrow with ITV factual duo Jo Clinton-Davis and Kate Teckman and on Wednesday with BBC drama commissioning editor Ben Irving.

For more details of tomorrow’s panel and to sign up, click here