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Title:Media Consultant, Christopher Haws Consulting
Name:Christopher Haws


A psychologist by training and a film makerby vocation, Chris has played a leading role in the international Documentarycommunity for many years, notably in the sub-genres of science, technology andmedical programming.  BBC trained, he hasproduced award winning programmes around the world.  He founded the internationally successful UKproduction company, InCA.  He chaired theEU’s Documentary Project and created the Amsterdam Documentary Forum.  He was Discovery Europe’s first CommissioningEditor, and then became Senior VP for Discovery Networks International, basedin the USA. He has taught TV production skills internationally and has been anAdjunct Professor at American University. Through his consultancy business, headvises world governments, multinational organizations and the internationalbroadcast industry on media policy & strategy.  He is also still an active film maker and iscurrently writing, producing, directing and supervising factual programming fora wide range of international clients.