About BBC Learning

Learning and the BBC

Saul Nasse, Controller of BBC Learning

Saul Nassé is the Controller of Learning and joined the department in early 2010.

He is supported by two senior managers:

Abigail Appleton, Head of Commissioning


  • Co-commissions programmes with Knowledge
  • Manages the Learning Fund
  • Co-commissions new Learning output with Daytime and BBC Three
  • Commissions face-to-face activity to run alongside BBC output
  • Leads the development and recruitment of the Learning Exchange

Sinéad Rocks, Creative Director


  • Heads our in-house production team
  • Takes the creative lead on all learning projects online, on television and radio, and face-to-face

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