Anne Mensah
Courtesy of Netflix
United Kingdom
2022

Netflix

Anne
Mensah

VP, Content

Mensah runs scripted and unscripted for Netflix in the U.K., with an aim to source British shows with global  appeal. Her team is behind some of the streamer’s most popular series, including “The Crown” and “Sex Education,” as well as the hit “Heartstopper,” re­cently renewed for two seasons. Upcoming fare includes “Lockwood & Co,” “Baby Reindeer” and “Cuckoo Son.” Mensah formerly worked at Sky and the BBC, amassing drama credits “Wallander,” with Kenneth Branagh; “Patrick Melrose,” starring Benedict Cumberbatch; and Emmy winner “Chernobyl.” She’s on the boards of Scottish games, film and post-production company Blazing Griffin, the Royal Television Society and industry trainer ScreenSkills.  

Career

  • BBC
  • Netflix
  • Sky UK

Education

  • University of California–Los Angeles (CA, USA)
  • University of Exeter (England)

Variety Honors

  • 2019 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2020 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2021 Variety500 Honoree
  • Women's Impact
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