CPL Productions today announces that Donna Gomes has joined the Senior Leadership Team as Head of Legal and Business Affairs.

She joins CPL from Mothership Productions, where she was Director of Commercial and Business Affairs and part of the team who launched Kelly Webb-Lamb’s indie. Whilst there she was responsible for a range of commissions and deals.

Prior to this Donna led various Legal and Business Affairs teams across BBC and BBC Studios, including The Natural History Unit. With a particular love of commercial deal making, Donna has led and closed key deals with national and international partners, including Disney+, Warner Bros Discovery, National Geographic, S4C, Eos, and C4. Donna is known for shaping a range of novel and unprecedented co-productions, collaborations, creative partnerships and talent deals.

She will report in to CPL’s Commercial Director, Janet Oakes.

Managing Director, Danielle Lux, said “We are thrilled that Donna has joined us. The range of her experience as well as her drive for perfection and her upbeat personality make her a perfect fit for CPL”.