(written from a Production point of view)
Vanessa Greene (born 15 September 1954; age 62) wrote with Alan J. Adler and Hilary J. Bader the teleplay for the Star Trek: The Next Generation fourth season episode "The Loss" in 1990. In April 1993 she and Adler were interviewed by Craig W. Chrissinger for the Star Trek: The Next Generation Magazine, issue 22, article "Alan J. Adler & Vanessa Greene: Victors of 'The Loss'".
Born as Vanessa Andrea Linsell in London, England, United Kingdom, Greene started her career as television producer in the 1980s. Hired by CBS she worked as producer, supervising producer, or executive producer on projects such as the drama Rape and Marriage: The Rideout Case (1980, with Eugene Roche and Gail Strickland), the drama Hobson's Choice (1981, with Bert Remsen), Under the Influence (1986), Secret Witness (1988, with Paddi Edwards), Deadly Desire (1991), With Hostile Intent (1993), Nothing Lasts Forever (1995, starring Vanessa Williams), Stolen Women, Captured Hearts (1997), the thriller Before He Wakes (1998, with Timothy Carhart, Barbara Tarbuck, and Ron Canada), and the drama Monday After the Miracle (1998, with Christina Pickles and William O. Campbell).