Louise Brown has led Channel 4’s multi-platform commissioning team since January 2009. The team creates innovative multi-platform projects across genres with recent successes including Embarrassing Bodies, Million Pound Drop and Foxes Live. Previous to this Louise was head of new media operations at the channel, managing design, production, project and community teams. Before joining Channel 4, Louise was portal manager at MSN.co.uk, leading editorial and product teams. Her career in online started at Websters publishers as content manager for Encarta Encyclopedia when in her spare time she wrote some of the UK’s first website reviews for magazines such as Future’s .net directory.