Andrea Gwilliam appointed Head of Internal Communications at BBC
Andrea Gwilliam has been appointed Head of Internal Communications
at the BBC.
Andrea has over 20 years' experience in communications. She has
worked for large global companies and as a consultant.
Head of Internal Communications for British Airways, Deutsche Bank
and, most recently, Reuters Group.
She has also run her own internal
communications consultancy advising companies across a range of
sectors including the public sector, energy and retail.
Andrea takes over from Anne-Marie Bell, who left the BBC last year.
She joins the BBC in early September.
In her new role, Andrea will be responsible for setting the
internal communications strategy, activities and events across all
She will work closely with the executive team, including
the Director-General, and will report to Ed Williams, Director of
Ed Williams said: "Andrea has impressive experience of internal and
strategic communications having worked at a senior level in a range
of large global organisations.
"Her experience will be crucial in
developing the BBC's approach to internal communications at a time
of change for staff."
Andrea Gwilliam said: "The BBC is one of the most trusted media
brands in the world, and I am very pleased to be joining at this
exciting time in its history.
"Effective communication inside a
large organisation is vital to bring about change successfully and
I am looking forward to working with the many talented people of
the BBC to achieve this."
Andrea Gwilliam was born and raised in Asia. She was educated in
Scotland and has a History degree from Edinburgh University.
BBC Press Office