Stephen Lambert is one of Britain’s best known creative television executives, responsible for creating award-winning documentary formats such as Faking It, Secret Millionaire and Wife Swap.
He is the chief executive of Studio Lambert, his most recent hit format is Undercover Boss, which he is producing for Channel 4 in the UK and for CBS in the States.Recent work includes the acclaimed Benefit Busters documentary series and the company has recently completed a feature documentary about the origins and consequences of the financial crash called The Flaw.
Prior to setting up Studio Lambert in 2008, Lambert was the chief creative officer of the RDF Media Group. Lambert began his career at the BBC in 1983 where he worked for fifteen years in its Documentary Department. During this time, he produced and directed more than a dozen films for the award-winning series 40 Minutes and Inside Story and he founded the ground-breaking BBC2 documentary strand Modern Time. He was executive producer of several award-winning BBC documentary series including BAFTA-winning The Mayfair Set, The System and Premier Passions. He was also responsible for some of BBC1's first docu-soaps such as The Clampers and Lakesiders.