Commercial Board

The BBC Commercial Board oversees the delivery of the Corporation’s commercial ambitions.

The BBC Board is the main decision making body for all of the BBC, including the BBC’s commercial activities, which are undertaken through commercial subsidiaries.

The BBC Commercial Board oversees the delivery of the Corporation’s commercial ambitions. It reports to the BBC Board on the delivery of BBC Studios’ objectives, in line with the BBC’s overall commercial strategy, and on BBC Studioworks.

The BBC Commercial Board is chaired by Sir Damon Buffini, a non-executive member of the BBC Board, and comprises a majority of six non-executive members alongside three executives.

Directors of the BBC Commercial Board

BBC commercial subsidiaries’ executive committees

Each of the BBC’s commercial subsidiaries has an executive committee, which is responsible for the operational management of that subsidiarity.

BBC Studios

The members of the BBC Studios Executive Committee are:

  • Marcus Arthur, President, BBC Studios UK & Ireland and CEO, UKTV
  • Martha Brass, COO, Studios Productions
  • Lorraine Burgess, Chief Financial Officer
  • Maggy Chan, Chief Operating Officer, Global Distribution
  • Charlotte Elston, Director of Communications
  • Martyn Freeman, Chief Operating Officer
  • Tom Fussell, CEO
  • Rebecca Glashow, Chief Executive Officer, Global Distribution
  • Ralph Lee, CEO, Studios Productions
  • David Moody, Director of Strategy & Business Development
  • Jabbar Sardar, HR Director
  • Nicki Sheard, Chief Marketing Officer

BBC Studioworks

The members of the Studioworks Executive Committee are:

  • Andrew Moultrie, Chief Executive Officer
  • John O’Callaghan, Operations Director
  • Peter Hall, Finance Director
  • Katie Leveson, Culture and Transformation Director
  • Jon Noakes, Commercial Director
  • Geoff Ward, Technical Operations Manager
  • Steve Jenkinson, Operations Manager
  • Karen Meachen, Head of Communications
  • Cathy McGrath, HR Manager