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Director of Production and Development
Zoë Bamsey is the Director of Production and Development at Coolabi, a UK based Intellectual Property Company. Zoë leads the sourcing, developing, funding, sales and production of new and classic programming to fuel Coolabi’s business and to provide children around the world with inspirational entertainment.
Zoë is currently producing the second series of ‘Clangers’ and in production with ‘Scream Street’.
Prior to Coolabi, Zoë was a key in the establishment of the Walt Disney Channels Business globally where she held the posts of Executive Director of Programming and Director of Worldwide Programing Strategy and led the successful launch and rollout of breakout successes ‘High School Musical’ and ‘Hannah Montana’.
Zoë resides in Buckinghamshire in the UK with her husband Daniel and their three children.
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