UK-based indie prodco Love Productions has tapped Channel 4 exec Sara Ramsden for the role of creative director.
Ramsden (pictured), who currently holds the position of commissioning editor for science and specialist factual events, will join The Great British Bake Off production company in December.
According to a statement, Ramsden’s appointment comes at a “key time for the company as it prepares for future growth in the area of brand new international factual formats and events.”
Before joining Love Productions, Ramsden worked at C4 as creative director. Joining the company in 2012, Ramsden brought The Secret Life of 4, 5 and 6-year-olds to screen. She also commissioned all Guy Martin’s programs including Guy Martin’s Wall of Death and Our Guy in China. Other films include Jamie’s Sugar Rush, Rupert Everett’s 50 Shades of Gay and Love for Sale.
Ramsden aslo did a stint at the pubcaster between 1994 and 2003, where she was a head of department, commissioning titles such as 1900 House, Scrapheap Challenge and The Decision.
Previously, Ramsden was channel controller at Sky One, where she commissioned Brainiac and David Blaine Above the Below, and was creative director at Endemol Shine UK’s Cheetah Television, where she made Fat Men Can’t Hunt, The Garage, Supersize Superskinny and more.