Production Guild of Great Britain Picks New CEO

Former Skills Academy director Alison Small is tasked with taking production and finance executive interests to the table here and abroad.

LONDON -- The Production Guild of Great Britain has appointed Alison Small as its new chief executive officer.

Small will take up the post based at Pinewood Studios in mid-September and joins the guild from the Creative Skillset Craft and Technical Skills Academy, where she was its inaugural director.

Production Guild of Great Britain chairman Kevin Trehy, whose day job is svp of physical production at Warner Bros, said: "I am confident that she will continue the great work that has seen the organization and its members recognized as such an important component of the British Film Industry."

Small's resume also boasts stints at the office of the British Film Commissioner at the U.K. Film Council.

"I look forward to developing the work with the board and the membership and plan to ensure that the members remain internationally recognized as world class, and that PG continues to be recognized as a highly effective organization that represents the senior production and accounts personnel in the U.K. film and TV industry, and an authoritative voice on film production in the U.K.,” Small said.

The Production Guild of Great Britain reps the professional interests of film and television industry practitioners both within the United Kingdom as well as overseas.