Donald-Iain Brown, Head of Talent & Change, BBC Scotland

Biography

Last updated August 2009

Donald-Iain Brown was appointed to the newly-created post of Head of Talent & Change for BBC Scotland in September 2005.

In this strategic and senior role he is responsible for the long-term planning and management of both production and craft staff, and for ensuring that new ways of working are adopted and embedded into the organisation.

He has responsibility, along with his senior colleagues, for delivering cultural and organisational change across all BBC Scotland platforms.

Donald-Iain will continue to oversee BBC Scotland's training development plan, ensuring its alignment to business need and technological change.

He has worked for BBC Scotland since 1989 in a variety of roles across TV and radio including presenter, researcher and production manager.

His production credits include Eorpa, Fully Booked and the BAFTA Awards.

In 1997 he was appointed Co-ordinator of Production Talent, where he was responsible for the scheduling and management of staff across all programmes.

In 1999 Donald-Iain took up the role of Managing Editor of Production Talent, charged with retaining and developing talent, the Corporation's key asset.

Donald-Iain studied at the College of Commerce, Glasgow, and Sabhal Mor Ostaig in Skye.

He devotes his spare time to his family, singing, good food and travelling.