Prior to co-founding Shed Productions, Eileen was Managing Director of LWT (London Weekend Television) and Deputy Managing Director of Granada Broadcasting. She also co-created Bad Girls and The Fugitives.
Eileen's business experience and strong creative influence have been instrumental in Shed’s success. In 2002/2003 Eileen picked up two industry awards for outstanding achievements for her work with Shed and the independent production sector as a whole.
After ten years as MD and then Chief Executive of Shed Media plc. Eileen stood down at the end of 2008 to return to a creative role as CEO of Shed Productions.
In June 2010 she was awarded OBE for services to broadcasting. This followed Eileen's close involvement as Chair of Pact in securing new Terms of Trade for independent producers in the 2002 Communications Act.