Sir Peter Bazalgette
03 December 2018
Sir Peter Bazalgette is Chair of ITV. He recently led an independent review into the UK’s creative industries as part of the Government’s new Industrial Strategy. In September 2017, Peter was appointed as a Non-Executive Board Member of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). Peter also serves on the Advisory Boards of BBH and YouGov.
Peter is currently Chair of the Baillie Gifford Non-Fiction Book Prize Trustees. Until recently he was Chair of HM Government’s Holocaust Memorial Foundation. From 2013 until 2017 he was Chair of Arts Council England. He was also a Non-Executive Director of the DCMS, President of the Royal Television Society and Chief Creative Officer of Endemol (where he personally devised several internationally successful formats such as Ready Steady Cook and Changing Rooms). Peter’s book about the business of TV formats, Billion Dollar Game, was published in 2005, and in January 2017 he published The Empathy Instinct.
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