Shahana Meer - Managing Director

Shahana Meer has been with Lion since the very beginning and has overseen the growth of the company from a start-up to its present size with over 200 staff working in four bases in the UK and USA.

Business Affairs, Finance, HR and IT all report to her and, working with her thirty five strong production management team, she is closely involved in every Lion production. This has included responsibility for the innovative social experiment Castaway(BBC1), Children’s BAFTA Award winning Horrible Histories (CBBC), the multi-platform Britain from Above (BBC) and the recent short-form BBC3 project Eddie Izzard: Marathon Man.

Shahana started her career in independent production and went on to become manager of the children’s department at Thames TV before joining Wall to Wall where she became Head of Production.