Andrew Kavanagh

CEO / Founder

Andrew is an award-winning executive producer and creator. His concepts have been developed into shows that can be seen all over the world and are watched every day by thousands of children in dozens of languages. Andrew acts as development executive and has oversight for the studio’s slate of original properties. Most recently, Andrew has been developing Adam Loves Adventure! with national treasure Adam King.

For all development queries, talk to Andrew,

Gary Timpson

Managing Director

Prior to joining Kavaleer as MD in 2004, Gary worked for Dublin feature studio, Terraglyph Productions, along with several studios in London and Liquid Animation in Brisbane, working on shows like Mr. Bean for ITV, The Proud Family for Disney, and Duck Dodgers for Warner Brothers. Gary has acted as producer or executive producer on all Kavaleer’s long-form output and is also very involved with the procurement of domestic finance and the Section 481 tax credit. In addition to his production roles, Gary was formerly treasurer of Animation Ireland and has recently been elected to the board of MEDIA Desk Ireland.

For all business enquiries, talk to Gary,

Léan Duffy

Head of Production

Léan has spent the better part of two decades working at the forefront of Irish animation. From unique, original and homegrown series such as Fluffy GardensPunky, Planet Cosmo and Nelly & Nora, and the reboot of much-loved 80’s Roobarb & Custard Too, to co-productions such as Boy Girl Dog Cat Mouse Cheese and the award-winning Pablo. Léan has had production roles on over 300 broadcast animated episodes and is currently producing Boy Girl Dog Cat Mouse Cheese (Season 3) and new episodes of Kiva Can Do! for RTEJr.

For all production enquiries, talk to Léan,

Amber Hennigan

Production Manager

Amber has been working in the animation industry since 2008, starting out as a compositor, then moving into pipeline management and production management. Amber has worked on shows like The Amazing World of Gumball, Olivia and Noddy.
Having first worked with Kavaleer in 2011 on Mad Cows for RTE, a pilot for Disney Junior and on two seasons of Wildernuts for RTEJr and Tiny Pop, Amber returned in 2020 as PM on Circle Square for Milkshake and then Kiva Can Do! (Season 3) for RTEjr. She is currently production managing Boy Girl Dog Cat Mouse Cheese (Season).