Team

John Caldon
Managing Director

John Caldon

John has a background in the tax, finance and business sectors at the highest levels and brings his commercial and market acumen to all Flames activities.

Fiona Gilroy
Content Sales & Acquisitions Director

Fiona Gilroy

Fiona has built and managed international content sales businesses for Film Australia, SBS and as a consultant for over 25 years and is currently serving as co-chair of the Australian & International Documentary Conference.

Edmund Henning
Chief Financial Officer

Edmund Henning

Having over 30 years of finance and operational experience with international corporations like P&O provides Edmund with the perfect background to manage all the financial and reporting operations for Flame Media.

Philip Barnsdall-Thompson
VP Acquisitions UK & EMEA & America

Philip Barnsdall-Thompson

With a background in senior acquisitions roles with BSkyB, Phil has a unique understanding of market needs which he applies when acquiring content from producers in the UK and EMEA.

Midi Stormont
VP Content Sales Australia & New Zealand, Asia & Latin America

Midi Stormont

Midi has an extensive content licensing background and has worked for television broadcasters such as the ABC, Foxtel, Channel 7 and TVNZ. Midi manages sales into Asia Pacific & Latin America with a focus on China.

Pam Garelick
VP Content Sales Balkans, CIS, Poland, Turkey & Israel

Pam Garelick

Pam has developed a deep understanding of the Eastern European markets and is based in Greece to support our sales activities in real time across her territories.

Elslyn Lua
VP Content Sales, Asia & Japan

Elslyn Lua

Elslyn has previously worked with Discovery Sales through SE Asia and in the inflight business with Stellar Entertainment. Elslyn manages sales into emerging Asian markets along with Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, South Korea, India and Japan and is located in our Singapore office.

Eileen Pesah
SVP Content Sales UK & EMEA

Eileen Pesah

Eileen is a well-known and respected sales professional, having worked with the BBC, Granada, Sunset and Vine and Pilot TV during her career and represents the Flame catalogue to our Western European clients from our London office.

Lou Occhicone
VP Content Sales, North America

Lou Occhicone

Lou is an industry veteran having worked in programming and distribution for over 20 years. Lou was COO of CMJ Distribution Inc., where he was responsible for creating factual production partnerships with television networks from around the world. His past experience also includes work with ESPN and Wirz & Associates, a marketing and public relations firm based in Milford, CT.

Chris Hampson
VP Digital Rights and Inflight Sales, Worldwide

Chris Hampson

Chris has a strong background in the exploitation of digital rights as well as DVD, educational and inflight sales, having worked with some of the biggest brands in music, television and film over the past 14 years.

Jessica Murray
Asian Sales Support

Jessica Murray

Jessica, a fluent English and Mandarin speaker, assists Midi in her work with Chinese speaking territories.

Julie Archet
Acquisitions & Sales Support, London

Julie Archet

Having spent many years working at Screen Australia in their marketing department, Julie’s relocation to the UK provided Flame with an opportunity to tap into her years of work engaging with TV and film markets around the world.

Thomas Gould
Sales Executive, Middle East & Sales Support Coordinator, London

Thomas Gould

With previous experience at Discovery, A+E NETWORKS, MTG and the BFI, Thomas supports our sales activities across Europe and manages them for Flame in the Middle East.

Karen Nguyen Khac
Sales and Administrative Assistant, Sydney

Karen Nguyen Khac

Karen, a business logistics and language student from Paris, is currently interning with Flame to provide administrative support to all our activities in the Sydney office.

Claire Scorer
Business Affairs

Claire Scorer

Claire manages the contracting of our acquired content and sales working with our computerised rights management software, EasyTrack, to ensure the sales information we have to hand is up to date and accurate.

Robert Kluge
Customer Support, Finance

Robert Kluge

With extensive international tax experience, Robert manages our financial reporting for all our sales and producer clients.

Sue Bennett
Sales Communications

Sue Bennett

Sue comes to Flame after a long career in programming with the ABC and creates sales and marketing collateral for the content we represent to enable our programs to be pitched to their best advantage.

Jason Lee
Technical Services Coordinator

Jason Lee

Jason manages all Flame’s technical and materials requirements, keeping abreast of broadcaster specifications and technical developments.

Paulina Tran
Technical Services Support

Paulina Tran

Paulina works with Jason to service our sales and support producers supplying us with content.