Andrew Jackson is responsible for the Natural History Unit based in Bristol.
This world-renowned Unit produces content that is seen across the BBC (BBC One, Two, Three, Four, CBBC and CBeebies), online and in almost every territory around the world.
Andrew is also responsible for the Unit's Radio production.
He leads a team of up to 200 people and is responsible for a multi-million pound slate.
His job also involves being responsible for bringing in millions of dollars of coproduction finance and driving the exploitation of the Unit's programmes with BBC Worldwide and working with BBC Earth.
He is responsible for attracting the best Natural History talent to work with the Unit and the compliance of its programmes.
Salary and total remuneration: August 2011
Salary: £150,000 Total remuneration: £154,800
Last updated December 2009
Andrew became the Head of the BBC Natural History Unit in autumn 2009.
He is responsible for heading up the award-winning production unit based in Bristol, delivering a wide range of natural history programmes on TV, radio, online and for the cinema.
Andrew rejoined the BBC to take up this post after an 18-year absence working in the independent sector.
He began his TV career in BBC News and Current Affairs before joining the Natural History Unit in 1986.
As a producer-director he worked on several award-winning series for BBC One and BBC Two.
He joined Tigress Production in 1991 producing and directing the ITV specials In The Wild. He worked with, among others, Julia Roberts, Goldie Hawn and Bob Hoskins.
While at Tigress he was directly involved in producing or directing more than 100 hours of TV.
He became Managing Director in 2002 and helped build a worldwide reputation for Tigress for making outstanding science, wildlife and adventure programmes.
Andrew grew up in Malaysia and lives in Bristol with his family.
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