Matthew is responsible for the technology and systems (hardware, software and services) that deliver the BBC's broadcast services, keeping the BBC live and on air 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.
He is also responsible for all of the BBC's IT technology and services including business applications, desktop, information security, technology infrastructure and software projects.
Matthew is responsible for the overall BBC technology strategy defining the BBC's technology direction and working with suppliers to provide insight into the BBC's future requirements for technology and services.
Salary and total remuneration
Total remuneration: £232,800
These details were last updated in September 2014 when Matthew Postgate's salary and remuneration were last adjusted. This information is correct as of September 2014.
Last updated September 2014
As Chief Technology Officer, Matthew Postgate is responsible for the corporation's Technology & Systems. In addition, Matthew is a director of Youview Ltd; a joint venture between the BBC, ITV, C4, Channel Five, BT, Talk Talk and Arqiva that is developing a next-generation hybrid television platform.
Prior to his current role within the organisation Matthew was Controller, Research & Development. He was part of the management team that launched BBC iPlayer and was in charge of BBC mobile where he was responsible for building the corporation's world leading mobile services.
Before joining the BBC, Matthew worked as a telecommunication consultant, was the director of an internet infrastructure start-up and worked at a digital strategy agency for clients including the Royal Mail, BT, Lloyds TSB, Visa and Qinetiq.
Expenses and central bookings
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Matthew Postgate had no e-expenses paid in Q4 2013-14
Matthew Postgate had no gifts or hospitality to declare in Q1 2009-10
Declaration of personal interests
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