8: The BBC’s non-executive appointments were made following an open advertisement and interview process. A committee chair fee of £5,000 is paid on top of the base fee for chairing one of the permanent committees of the Board, reflecting the additional time and responsibility required. “Ken MacQuarrie will also join the Board. The BBC Board is responsible for the operation of the entirety of the BBC Group, which includes both the public service broadcasting responsibilities as well as its commercial operations, both in the UK and around the world. channels and services across the UK (with variants across the four Nations of the United Kingdom) providing mixed-genre services aiming for universal appeal; plus a dedicated television channel in Scotland; , providing speech and music broadcasting across the UK, catering to all audiences; in each of Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, catering to both English and indigenous language audiences, as well as a network of. If you would like a confidential discussion regarding any reasonable adjustments during the process, please also indicate this in the covering email or letter. your estate has been sequestrated in Scotland or you enter into a debt arrangement programme under Part 1 of the Debt Arrangement and Attachment (Scotland) Act 2002 (asp 17) as the debtor or have, under Scots law, granted a trust deed for creditors; you are disqualified from acting as a company director under the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986; you have been convicted of a criminal offence, the conviction not being spent for the purposes of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (c. 53); you become subject to a debt relief order or a bankruptcy restrictions order; you fail to declare any conflict of interest. Copies of these can be found. The Board is responsible for ensuring we deliver our mission and public purposes. This post is regulated by The Commissioner for Public Appointments, All content is available under the Open Government Licence v3.0, except where otherwise stated, : to act in the public interest, serving all audiences through the provision of impartial, high-quality and distinctive output and services which, Each year the BBC is required to publish an Annual Plan, setting out details of its creative remit for the forthcoming year, and an Annual Report and Accounts, reporting back on performance in the previous year. Responsible for making appointments to the Board and its committees. Ability to challenge and vigorously scrutinise in the public interest, the operation of the BBC, including delivery of impartiality and global reach. During his period as Director (1988-2017), Tate has opened Tate St Ives and Tate Modern, redefining the Millbank building as Tate Britain. The BBC is a public corporation, independent in all matters concerning the fulfilment of its mission and the promotion of the public purposes. 3: Sir David Clementi was appointed Chair of the Board by HM The Queen on recommendation of the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport through the Prime Minister. Copies of these can be found here and here. Disclosure or publication of certain information about Board members, and the work of the Board, may be required by FOIA or the Charter and Agreement. More information on the responsibilities of the Board can be found, The BBC Board has established its own Code of Practice which all directors must follow; this document can be found. Tim is the Chief Executive Officer of BBC Worldwide, which is an important part of the BBC’s commercial portfolio and whose success will be critical to the Corporation during the new Charter period.”, Sir David concluded: “Consideration around succession planning has played no part in the Board appointments being announced today.”. To provide impartial news and information to help people understand and engage with the world around them; 2. The BBC employs around 20,000 permanent staff and works with hundreds of contractors and freelancers across the industry. Members for Wales and Northern Ireland are yet to be appointed. Committee. I have grown up as an avid fan of the BBC (and been fortunate over time to work for them in various guises), and the world is changing at a rapid pace and competition is stronger than ever. 2: The Board is responsible for ensuring the BBC fulfils its mission and public purposes as set out in the Charter. Responsible for reward and remuneration strategy across the BBC, including public services divisions and the commercial subsidiaries across the BBC. The executive members of the Board will be appointed by the Board itself through a nominations committee of the Board. The current public service broadcasting services delivered by the BBC are: In addition to this, the BBC operates a number of commercial subsidiaries, including: the producer and distributor, BBC Studios; the operator of the BBC’s global news channel, Global News Ltd; and the physical studio operations business, BBC Studioworks. An understanding of views of audiences and public opinion in England. All reasonable and properly documented expenses incurred in performing the duties of these roles will be reimbursed in accordance with BBC’s expenses policy. Four of the non-executive members are specifically appointed as members for each of the nations of the UK. The core time commitment for non-executive directors, including Nations members will be on average up to 2 days per week. Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson DBE has been a Crossbench Peer in the House of Lords since 2010. Remuneration for the role of BBC Board Members is £33,000 per annum. Ken is the executive director responsible for the Nations and Regions. The BBC Board is responsible for ensuring the delivery of the BBC’s mission and public purposes. To reflect the United Kingdom, its culture and values to the world. Oversight of the BBC’s public service obligations in the Nations and Regions will form an important part of the agenda of the new Board, and Ken will work closely with the Government-appointed members for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. 5. In view of the Board’s central responsibility for financial stewardship of the Corporation, Anne will join the Board. It is funded primarily by the licence fee and has a subsidiary commercial operation, which supports the delivery of the Corporation’s mission and public purposes. has close family ties with any of the BBC’s advisers, directors or senior employees. Experience working at a high level of public or commercial life in the UK with. If you have queries about this and would like to discuss further please contact the Public Appointments Team. Advises on the BBCâs performance and services in Scotland and whether it meets the needs of audiences, Advises on the BBCâs performance and services in Wales and whether it meets the needs of audiences, The Board ensures that the BBC delivers its mission and public purposes, Delegation of authority and matters reserved for the board, framework for the ways in which the BBC must handle complaints. He has spent most of his career in the news industry where his roles included Deputy Editor of the Financial Times, Editor of the Independent, Editor of the New Statesman and Director of BBC News and Current Affairs. Recording whether or not you have a disability, Diversity-monitoring-form-accessible-issued-07052020-1, Declaration-of-Conflicts-of-Interest-Form-1 (2), Public-Appointments-Privacy-Notice-2020-1 (1), Code-of-Conduct-for-Board-Members-of-Public-Bodies-2, BBC Member for England Role Specification, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. It does this by setting: The Board must uphold and protect the independence of the BBC and make its decisions in the public interest. This process is regulated by the Office of the Commissioner for Public Appointments’ (OCPA‘s) Code of Practice. The successful candidate will be required to Chair the England Committee. The Board demonstrates we are meeting our obligations through the publication of two key governance documents: The Annual Plan and the Annual report and accounts. If you have any complaints about the way your application has been handled, please contact, This process is regulated by the Office of the Commissioner for Public Appointments’ (OCPA‘s) Code of Practice. Nations members of the BBC Board are appointed by the UK Government with the agreement of the respective devolved Parliament or Assembly (in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland only). This will include us undertaking searches of previous public statements and social media, blogs or any other publicly available information. experience of senior leadership or board roles; An understanding of the key challenges and opportunities facing the media and broadcasting market and/or the creative industries in the UK, and globally; A proven ability to think through complex issues strategically, independently and imaginatively; Experience of exercising excellent financial management and securing value for money; Excellent communication and relationship management skills, and the ability to represent the BBC to a wide range of stakeholder groups, including audiences, parliamentarians and the media; and. The BBC appointed the further five non-executive members and the four BBC executives including the BBC Director-General, Tony Hall. Overall the new BBC Board, which will be responsible for overseeing a strong and independent BBC, will be made up of 14 members: ... a Chair appointed via a public appointments … Support the Mission and Public Purposes of the BBC, which is to act in the public interest, serving all audiences and all sections of the population through the provision of impartial, high-quality and distinctive output and services which inform, educate and entertain; Support the Chair and the Chief Executive (Director General) to deliver the BBC’s strategic and business plans and effectively discharge its statutory and Charter responsibilities in line with corporate governance best practice; Provide leadership ensuring the BBC is up to the challenge of keeping pace with enormous technological changes, and promoting the BBC’s status as a globally-recognised British institution; and.