Heads of departments

Dermot Casey Managing Director

Involved in Broadcast technology for over 30 years and understanding the industry inside out, Dermot has built up a wealth of knowledge and contacts.

He now runs EMS focusing on strategy and ensuring both our clients and candidates are well looked after.


Alan Hatvany Consultant (Engineering)

Working in engineering and broadcast technology for over 25 years, with the past 10 years focusing on recruitment, he fully understands the industry and is very knowledgeable about new technology and the impact it is having on traditional and new broadcasters.

Alan has an engineers understanding of which candidate fits a client’s requirements, not just from an experience point of view but also that their personality fits with the environment.

He has a calm manner; you will find him very easy to deal with, methodical and efficient. Alan heads our Engineering and Technical department.


Adrian Thomas Consultant (Operations, Post & Creative)

After leaving University with an Economics and Geography degree Adrian started out in the Broadcast industry with Border Television as a Sales Assistant.

He then moved on to take a leading role with TSMS (Television Sales and Marketing Services – the first UK multi-channel commercial sales house) followed by senior roles at United News and Media before being highly successful in long term positions at ITV and then Discovery Communications in Presentation and Scheduling.

He has a huge knowledge of international broadcast operations and transmission with considerable experience of Live and Pre-recorded programming, Cloud, VOD and new technologies he brings all this Broadcast knowledge to EMS broadcast.


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