Public Service Broadcasting Advisory Panel

Expert panel appointed to advise on the future of public service broadcasting.

A Public Service Broadcasting (PSB) Advisory Panel has been appointed to provide independent expertise and advice as part of the government’s strategic review of public service broadcasting.

The panel will also support the government in considering the issues raised and recommendations resulting from Ofcom’s PSB Review, titled Small Screen: Big Debate.

Panel members have a wealth of expertise in broadcasting and related sectors, and come from a range of different backgrounds. The members of the panel are as follows:

  • Baroness Bertin – Senior Advisor at BT and former Press Secretary to David Cameron

  • Miranda Curtis CMG – Non-Executive Director of Liberty Global

  • Lord Grade of Yarmouth CBE – Former Chief Executive of Channel 4, Chairman of the BBC Board of Governors, and Executive Chairman of ITV plc

  • Andrew Griffith MP – Member of Parliament for Arundel and South Downs, former Chief Operating Officer & CFO of Sky Group plc and Chairman of the Royal Television Society 2017 Cambridge Convention

  • John Hardie – Former CEO and Editor-in-Chief at ITN

  • Nicola Mendelsohn CBE – Vice President for Europe, Middle East, and Africa at Facebook

  • Dr Samir Shah CBE – Chief Executive of Juniper Productions, Chair of the Museum of the Home and former Deputy Chair, V&A

  • Sophie Turner Laing OBE – Former CEO of Endemol Shine Group

  • Jane Turton – Chief Executive of All3Media

Members have been appointed in a voluntary capacity and on the basis of their personal experience, not as representatives of their respective organisations. They will meet up to 6 times a year, with additional members co-opted as and when required by the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport.


Published 10 November 2020