As SVP, Production & Development, Love Nature, Alison Barrat provides a leading role in finding, developing and commissioning new projects for Love Nature’s growing slate and is responsible for executing programming strategies for the brand’s international channels through development and production. She also oversees all production management and post production and serves as the main point of creative contact for both in-house and independent production companies. Barrat is a multi award and Emmy winning film professional with over 20 years experience in natural history film production. Prior to Love Nature she launched a specialist wildlife film production unit at the Living Oceans Foundation where she executive produced films for PBS, the Smithsonian Channel and Curiositystream. Over the last two decades she has written, produced, and directed natural history and science documentaries and series for National Geographic Channel, Discovery Communications, and PBS. Barrat’s experience also includes leadership roles in development and production with National Geographic Television.