Kate Elson

Executive Producer / Managing Director


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Kate has worked in the UK ad industry for over twenty years in Sales, New Business and as a Managing Director/EP. She started out on the agency side working under Tim Ashton at Bates Dorland before moving across to production.

Kate worked as Head of New Business at Harry Nash during the golden years of Fredrik Bond and Ringan Ledwidge, before starting her own company Bikini Films with Andy Morahan. She then went on to run Believe Media before setting up her own repping/PR business Agent Elson, working with clients including Riff Raff, Canada, Antiestatico, Birth, giffgaff and many more!

After an incredibly successful 2020 with Birth she joined them full time on Feb 1st, 2021.
Many of the top industry leaders are my close friends, mentors and confidantes.

Kate loves working with, and discovering directing and producing talent alongside promoting directors and celebrating their, her teams, and her agency partners work through PR and award shows. She is passionate about promoting equality and diversity across all aspects of the industry and beyond.

Previously, Kate has judged the British Arrows, Ciclope, UKMVA, The Shiny’s and the Shots awards in London. Recent releases that Kate has worked on as an EP include: Sky Cinema (featuring Idris Elba, Kahlúa (with Salma Hayek) and an impressive spot for Jordan with the one and only Michael Jordan.