Alex Mavroidakis is joining ITV Studios Australia in a project-based role as a showrunner and executive producer.

Specialising in reality and light entertainment, Mavroidakis has a career as a production executive spanning 14 years in Australia, as well as an impressive production background in the UK.

“A leading creative in the Australian television industry, Alex comes with a wealth of experience,” ITV Studios Australia Managing Director Anita Jacoby said.

“He was a key architect in the development of Big Brother as a family program. He’s also created plenty of shows from the ground up.”

Mavroidakis will work alongside ITV Studios Australia’s production team including Head of Factual and Reality Karen Dewey.

He was executive producer on three seasons of Big Brother (2012-2014) and has credits on shows including The Apprentice, The Amazing Race, The X Factor and Medical Emergency.

ITV Studios Australia is a leading producer of reality, entertainment, comedy and factual programs. It’s home to some of the country’s best-loved shows, from original hit formats I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!, Shaun Micallef’s Mad as Hell and Talkin’ ‘bout your Generation to Paddock to Plate and Come Dine With Me.