BBC Global News Direction Group

BBC Global News Direction Group

The BBC Global News division consists of BBC World Service radio, BBC World News television, the BBC's international online news service bbc.com/news, BBC Monitoring and the BBC World Service Trust - the BBC's international charity.

This division is managed by the BBC Global News Direction Group below:

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Richard Sambrook

Richard Sambrook, Director of BBC Global News
Responsible for leading the BBC's international news services across radio, television and new media. He is a member of the BBC's Journalism Board.

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Anne Barnard

Anne Barnard, Managing Director BBC World News
Responsible for the leadership and management for BBC World News - BBC's commercially funded 24-hour international news and information channel in English.

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Nigel Chapman

Nigel Chapman, Director, BBC World Service (Chair)
Responsible for the overall editorial leadership and management of BBC World Service. He is also the Chair of the BBC World Service Trust - the BBC's international charity.

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Richard Burdon

Richard Burdon, Director, Human Resources
Responsible for HR strategy and delivery of HR services across BBC Global News Division.

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Mike Cronk

Mike Cronk, Controller, Future Media, Technology and Distribution
Responsible for operations and development across future media, technology and distribution arrangements across BBC Global News.

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Jim Egan

Jim Egan, Controller of Strategy and Business Development
Responsible for setting corporate strategy for BBC World Service and across BBC Global News and for overseeing teams of Business Development professionals working to extend the reach of the BBC's international news services on radio, television, online and mobile around the world.

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Sian Kevill

Sian Kevill, Editorial Director BBC World News
Responsible for the overall editorial direction of BBC World News - the BBC's commercially funded 24-hour international news and information channel in English; and bbc.com - the BBC's international website.

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Sanjay Nazerali

Sanjay Nazerali, Controller, Marketing, Communications and Audiences
Responsible for marketing, publicity, audiences and market research for BBC Global News.

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Lindsey North

Lindsey North, Controller of Legal and Rights
Responsible for legal and rights advice across BBC Global News.

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Hugh Saxby

Hugh Saxby, Head of Governance and Public Affairs
Responsible for governance, public affairs, accountability and internal communications across BBC Global News.

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Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas, Chief Operating Officer and Director of Finance
Responsible for the financial and budgetary management of BBC Global News.

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Chris Westcott

Chris Westcott, Director of BBC Monitoring
Responsible for the leadership and management of BBC Monitoring which supplies news, information and comment gathered from the mass media around the world.

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The BBC Global News division is managed by the BBC Global News Direction Group

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