Founder & Head Agent
Originally from South Shields,
Jennifer has always championed the talent from the North.
Having trained at Laine Theatre Arts, Jennifer has toured the world professionally, appeared in Oscar winning feature films and has accumulated over 10 contracts in the London's West End.
Following a fourteen year career as a stage and screen actress herself, Jennifer knows the importance of guidance, professionalism and what it takes to have a lasting career in the performing industry. She is highly respected and regarded in her field.
Jennifer has worked and helped young performers blossom and reach their full potential for many years through her teaching and talent spotting capability.
The values she brings to her agency are kindness, authenticity and fun, all in the name of providing children with exciting opportunities they will cherish forever.
In her spare time, Jennifer likes to play the piano, walk her dog Nala along the beach and browse The White Company website for their latest candles!
TEL: 0191 466 1505
Hugo joined SHiELDS Agency in January of 2020.
Originally from Chicago, Hugo studied English Literature before his passion for TV and Film led him into the world of casting. Hugo worked extensively on TV productions across the US before relocating to London in 2019.
Hugo works remotely from London and has built essential relationships with top London casting directors and provides essential support for all SHiELDS clients.
In his spare time, Hugo likes to walk his dog Peanut and enjoys reading, sewing and fantasising about surfing!