Know Media

As the UK leaders in this fast moving and highly specialised industry, our team are the go-to-agents for television channels, media agencies, film studios and production facilities.

With an unrivalled understanding of the industry, we see ourselves as collaborators in the television and film making process. We’re there, working behind the scenes making things happen so you get what you need to bring stories to life.

Meet the team

Chris Berry

Media property consultancy

A fanatical Burnley football fan, Chris’ transfer into the world of film and television took place in 2006 where he joined as a member of the LSH BBC team. There he got to grips with managing a corporate media property portfolio, supported disposal programmes for the retail portfolio & audio books and took his first soiree into studios with Top Gear.

Some years later and Chris is Head of LSH Media, Account Director for ITV and Strategic Adviser to Barking and Dagenham Council and their vision for a new Film Studio in the borough. In the process he has become the leading property advisor to the TV and Film Industry in UK & Ireland and has an enviable contact list ranging from UK and International TV & Film producers, studio operators and public bodies associated with the industry.

His ultimate goal is to bring together sufficient land, funding & specialist knowledge to satisfy the undersupply of space throughout the industry.


Mark Passer
Media property consultancy
 
With a background in corporate property, Mark is now fully immersed in the world of film and television. Seconded to ITV as their in-house Group Surveyor, he provides strategic advice on their 1.2m sq ft portfolio.

Mark gets involved in all types of shows, ranging from flagship drama productions such as Mr Selfridge, Beowulf and Jericho, to entertainment titles: Dancing on Ice and Emmerdale. As a consequence, Mark has developed an encyclopedic knowledge of the various studios and filming spaces around the UK, advising multiple occupiers, developers and studio investment funds as a result.

Enthusiastic and raring to go, Mark has a passion for the outdoors, having hiked to Mt Everest base camp, trekked Machu Pichu in Peru and can often be found cycling down winding country lanes at weekends.
 
Nigel Philp

We all know the BBC as “Auntie” but now meet “Uncle” Nigel.  There’s nothing Nigel doesn’t know about the BBC portfolio, having advised for over 10 years and generated savings of £90m and capital receipts of £380m (wow!).  Nigel supported the relocation of BBC Children in Need and Sport Relief to Salford, Manchester; managed BBC exits from the Television Centre and Media Village and was the principal advisor for the ongoing relocation in Cardiff City Centre.

Nigel knows media, and is an expert in all aspects of media asset management, portfolio transformation and business-as-usual operations.

 


Paul Fitch

Media property consultancy

Paul’s focus is on the East London and Essex Business Space market. He’s traditionally advised on the landlord side, including developers and pension funds with an impressive knowledge of the base land market, continuing through to investment disposal advice on the finished product.

Paul has recently become involved working with Essex County Council, LB of Enfield and Ipswich BC. This area of expertise lead to Paul’s involvement with acquisition advice in respect of land and buildings at the multi-media complex and film studios under development at LB Barking & Dagenham.


Jonathan King

Media property consultancy

A keen windsurfer, Jon takes on business like he does the elements.  He goes for it!  Having built a career by reimagining how things can be done, his early days saw stints at boutique consultancy Gooch & Wagstaff, an independent energy incubator and as an entrepreneur running a start-up retail brand.

Now, as Client Director he brings imagination and ideas to the fast paced world of the entertainment industry through leadership, energy and enthusiasm.


Fiona Pearson

Media property consultancy

Fanatical about film – that’s Fi, where she has spent the last five years of her career supporting the BBC.  Recently, this South West girl took to the East End to negotiate  a great deal agreeing terms with the local authority so the BBC construction team were able to access and rebuild the EastEnders set to cater for high definition requirements.

Fiona is a member of Nigel’s team and focuses on ensuring the estate is fit for  the digital age in which we live.


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