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][3]

The chair and four non-executive members representing the four nations are appointed by the King-in-Council, on the advice of the UK Secretary of State.[clarification needed] Five other non-executive members are appointed by the board and the four executive members are chosen by the board.[4]

Name Position Term of office
Richard Sharp Chairman 16 February 2021 15 February 2025
Tim Davie, CBE Director-General 1 September 2020
Sir Nicholas Serota, CH Senior Independent Director 3 April 2017 2 April 2024
Shumeet Banerji Non-executive Director 1 January 2022 31 December 2025
Sir Damon Buffini Non-executive Director 1 January 2022 31 December 2025
Shirley Garrood Non-executive Director 3 July 2019 2 July 2023
Ian Hargreaves, CBE Non-executive Director 2 April 2020 2 April 2023
Sir Robbie Gibb Member for England 7 May 2021 6 May 2024
Muriel Gray Member for Scotland 3 January 2022 2 January 2026
Dame Elan Closs Stephens, DBE Member for Wales 20 July 2017 19 July 2020
20 January 2021 20 July 2023
To be appointed by the Northern Ireland Executive Member for Northern Ireland
Charlotte Moore Chief Content Officer 1 September 2020 2 September 2022
Leigh Tavaziva Chief Operating Officer February 2021
Jonathan Munro Acting Director, News and Current Affairs January 2022

Executive committee

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

Name Position
Tim Davie Chairman; director-general; chief executive; editor-in-chief
Kerris Bright Chief customer officer
Tom Fussell CEO, BBC Studios
Leigh Tavaziva Chief Operating Officer
Rhodri Talfan Davies Director of Nations & Regions
Charlotte Moore Chief Content Officer
Gautam Rangarajan Group Director of Strategy and Performance
June Sarpong Director, Creative Diversity
Jonathan Munro Interim 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.((cite news)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. ^ "BBC Board". Retrieved 17 April 2022.
  4. ^ "Non-Executive Members of the BBC Board". Retrieved 13 June 2020.
  5. ^ "Executive committee". About the BBC. Retrieved 3 September 2020.