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

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.[2]

Name Position Term of office
Dame Elan Closs Stephens, DBE Chairwoman 27 June 2023 27 June 2024[note 1]
Member for Wales 20 July 2017 19 July 2020
20 January 2021 20 July 2023
Tim Davie, CBE Director-General 1 September 2020
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 and Deputy Chair[note 2] 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
To be appointed by the Northern Ireland Executive Member for Northern Ireland
Charlotte Moore Chief Content Officer 1 September 2020 1 September 2022
1 September 2022 31 August 2024
Leigh Tavaziva Chief Operating Officer 1 February 2021 31 January 2025
Deborah Turness CEO, BBC News and Current Affairs 5 September 2022 4 September 2024

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
Alan Dickson Chief Financial Officer
Tom Fussell CEO, BBC Studios
Alice Macandrew Group Corporate Affairs Director
Charlotte Moore Chief Content Officer
Uzair Qadeer Chief People Officer
Gautam Rangarajan Group Director of Strategy and Performance
Rhodri Talfan Davies Director, Nations
Leigh Tavaziva Chief Operating Officer
Deborah Turness CEO, BBC News and Current Affairs

Notes

  1. ^ Appointed for a year or until a new permanent chair has been appointed.[3]
  2. ^ The title of deputy chair is an honorary one held ex-officio by the chair of the BBC's Commercial Board[4]

References

  1. ^ "BBC Board Appointments". BBC Media Centre. 23 March 2017.
  2. ^ "Non-Executive Members of the BBC Board". Retrieved 13 June 2020.
  3. ^ "Dame Elan Closs Stephens appointed acting BBC chairwoman". BBC News. 2 June 2023. Retrieved 2 June 2023.
  4. ^ "Meeting of the BBC Board - Minutes - 8 December 2022" (PDF). BBC. p. 6. Retrieved 28 April 2023.
  5. ^ "Executive committee". About the BBC. Retrieved 29 April 2023.