About Us

All of the UK broadcasters are members of the Creative Diversity Network as well as long-term stakeholders. Please feel free to navigate the site and explore what is going on, what resources are available and what are our plans.

The Team

Deborah Williams

Deborah Williams started as the Executive Director at Creative Diversity Network, in November 2016. She oversees the implementation of all the current projects. Deborah leads on the organisation development and business planning. She comes with 30 plus years experience across arts, culture and creative industries. Previously designing the BFI diversity standards and arts council England’s equality analysis process; for public sector equality duty compliance. In 2015 she ran two marathons, in two weeks. And it hurt.

Amy Turton

Amy is Project Diamond’s (Non-Technical) Manager. She is responsible for the day to day running of the project and scoping out its future development. Amy’s background includes almost 20 years working in the arts and culture sector, with senior experience in strategy, research and policy development.

Stuart Hemstock 

Stuart is Project Diamond’s Technical Project Manger – overseeing the technical delivery of the Diamond project, working with the main contractor under guidance from various working groups from the many Diamond Broadcasters. He has worked in software development and delivery roles for many years – with 12 years with Broadcasters. He would rather be walking in the mountains on days when it isn’t raining…

Jeannine Dowling-Jones

Jeannine is CDN’s Co-ordinator and is responsible for the smooth running of the office.
She has over thirteen years experience working in various roles in drama production and is passionate about television especially when it comes to Dynasty.

The Members