Sophie Turner Laing

CEO, Endemol Shine Group

As Chief Executive Officer of global content creator, producer and distributor Endemol Shine Group, Sophie Turner Laing oversees a network of more than 120 creative production companies in 28 markets.

With productions in 50 languages for platforms around the world, Endemol Shine Group’s international hits include Big Brother, Broadchurch, Black Mirror, MasterChef and Peaky Blinders

As Managing Director, Content at Sky, Turner Laing was instrumental in forging Sky’s ground-breaking partnership with HBO (creating Sky Atlantic) and was the driving force behind Sky’s commitment to increase investment in original British programming to £600m a year.

Sophie Turner Laing has been honoured with a RTS Fellowship for outstanding contribution to British television, the inaugural MIPTV Médaille d'Honneur and the Brandon Tartikoff Legacy Award in recognition of “extraordinary passion, leadership, independence and vision in the process of creating television programming".