BBC Board

The BBC Board is the governing board of the British Broadcasting Corporation. The Board replaced the BBC Trust in April 2017.[1] The chairman is Richard Sharp.[2]

The chair and four non-executive members representing the four nations are appointed by the Queen-in-Council. Five other non-executive members are appointed by the board and the four executive members are chosen by the board.[3]

Name Position
Richard Sharp Chairman
Tim Davie Director-General of the BBC
Sir Nicholas Serota Senior Independent Director
Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson Non-executive Director
Ian Hargreaves Non-executive Director
Tom Ilube Non-executive Director
Shirley Garrood Non-executive Director
Steve Morrison Member for Scotland
Dame Elan Closs Stephens Member for Wales
Charlotte Moore Chief Content Officer
Francesca Unsworth Director, News and Current Affairs
To be appointed by the Northern Ireland Executive[4] Member for Northern Ireland

Executive committeeEdit

The Executive committee is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the broadcaster.[5]

Name Position
Tim Davie Chairman; director-general
Kerris Bright Chief customer officer
Tom Fussell CEO, BBC Studios
Glyn Isherwood Chief Operating Officer
Ken MacQuarrie Director of Nations & Regions
Charlotte Moore Chief Content Officer
Gautam Rangarajan Group Director of Strategy and Performance
June Sarpong Director, Creative Diversity
Bob Shennan BBC Group managing director
Fran Unsworth Director of News & Current Affairs


  1. ^ "BBC Board Appointments". BBC Media Centre. 23 March 2017.
  2. ^ "Richard Sharp is confirmed as the new BBC Board Chair". GOV.UK. 17 February 2021.
  3. ^ "Non-Executive Members of the BBC Board". Retrieved 13 June 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "BBC Board". Archived from the original on 1 October 2019. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  5. ^ "Executive committee". About the BBC. Retrieved 3 September 2020.

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