Anne Morrison

Anne Morrison is Chair of Pearson College London’s Governing Body and is a senior media executive, coach and keynote speaker. She is Creative Director of Factual Programmes at Nevision, a London-based independent production company, where she has recently executive produced several feature documentaries, including The Missing Children for ITV’s Exposure strand.

She was Chair of BAFTA from 2014 to 2016, the second woman to hold the position in the organisation’s history. She is a member of the Communication and Engagement Committee for the British Academy and of the Annual Review Panel for BBC-branded magazines at BBC Studios. Previously she was a Governor of the University of the Arts London, Chair of Creative Skillset’s TV Committee, a Trustee of the Charleston Trust and a board member of Women in Film and TV.

She is a frequent speaker internationally on issues such as diversity, employability, and creativity and has her own coaching practice. Throughout her career, she has been committed to the development of new talent. Until 2014 she was Director of the BBC Academy, the BBC’s centre for training, which she launched in 2009.

In her television career, having worked as a producer/director, she held senior management positions for 20 years at the BBC, and was responsible for hundreds of hours of factual television including many award-winning programmes.

Anne was educated in Belfast and Churchill College, Cambridge.