He also executive produces, writes and directs many of the company’s international productions, and is overseeing BHP’s expansion into online content and the integration of new technologies.
One of Asia’s most experienced factual filmmakers, Donovan has worked on award winning shows including Lonely Planet Six Degrees for TLC (Best Entertainment & Best Editing – Asian TV Awards) and Megastructures: Singapore’s Vegas for Nat Geo International (Silver World Medal – New York Festivals). He is an expert in science and engineering programs such as Man Made Marvels (Discovery Channel). Donovan was an Executive Producer in the Nat Geo International series China From Above, the Star Sports series Freedom Riders Asia (Best Cross Platform Program, Asian TV Awards) and co-created Hidden Cities for HISTORY, as well as the hugely popular spin off Hidden Cities Extreme.
Donovan was also instrumental in producing ground breaking Stereo 3D documentaries for 3net (Jewels of the World, Secrets of Shaolin with Jason Scott Lee) and Nat Geo International (Fight Club Asia). He recently Exec Produced NYF Culinary Program medal winner Nomad Chef (TLC) and the ratings buster ob doc series All Access Changi for Channel News Asia. Donovan is a member of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.