British Screen Advisory Council



Honorary President 

Michael Deeley


Adam Singer

Consultant, Cordelia Consultancy

Honorary Deputy Chairman

Michael Flint


Deputy Chairmen

Ajay Chowdhury Partner & Managing Director, BCG Digital Ventures
Mark Devereux Senior Partner, Olswang
Stephen Garrett

Independent TV and Film Producer

Marc Samuelson Producer, Samuelson Productions



Jeff Allen

Managing Director, Panavision Europe

Julian Ashworth

Director, Group Industry Policy, BT

Owen Atkinson Chief Executive, Authors' Collecting and Licensing Society

Mark Batey

Chief Executive, Film Distributors' Association Ltd

Josh Berger CBE

President & Managing Director, Warner Bros. Entertainment UK, Ireland & Spain

Nick Betts

Controller of Business, Drama, Films and Acquisitions, BBC Television

Magnus Brooke

Director of Policy and Regulatory Affairs, ITV 

William Bush

Director of Policy, Premier League

Dinah Caine CBE

Chief Executive, Creative Skillset

Phil Clapp

Chief Executive, UK Cinema Association

Steve Clark-Hall Producer, Skyline Films

Michael Comish

Chief Executive Officer, Blinkbox

Bernie Corbett General Secretary, Writers' Guild of Great Britain

Luke Crawley

Assistant General Secretary, BECTU

Jonathan Davis 


Ivan Dunleavy

Chief Executive, Pinewood Group Plc

Carlo Dusi Head of Business and Commercial Affairs, Scott Free Films

David Elstein


Lady Falkender 

Life Peer and Company Director

David Fares Senior Vice President, Government Relations, 21st Century Fox
Sarah Faulder CEO, Publishers Licensing Society

Ray Gallagher


Sara Geater Independent

Jon Gisby

EVP Business Development, Magine

Naomi Gummer Policy Manager, Google UK

Andrew Hall

Chief Counsel, NBC Universal International

James Heath

Director of Policy, BBC

Andrew Hildebrand Media Mediator

John Howkins

Director, ITR & Co

David Johnson CEO, Compact Media Group

Tim Johnson

Partner, Fieldfisher

Sophie Jones

Head of Corporate Relations, Channel 4

Mike Kelt

CEO & SFX Supervisor, Artem Special Effects

Philip Knatchbull

Chief Executive Officer, Curzon Artifical Eye

Jane Lighting

Non-Executive Director, Trinity Mirror

Cameron McCracken

Managing Director, Pathé UK

John McVay

Chief Executive, PACT

Kip Meek


Christine Mitchell Head of Video Content, Vodafone Group

Roger Morris

Managing Director, Elstree Studios

Amanda Nevill CBE

Chief Executive Officer, British Film Institute

John Newbigin OBE

Chair, Creative England

Rebecca O'Brien

Producer, Sixteen Films

Jonathan Olsberg

Chairman, Olsberg-SPI

Will Page

Director of Economics, Spotify

Julia Palau

Producer, Tusk Productions

Simon Perry CBE

President, Ateliers du Cinéma Européen (ACE)

Gavin Poolman Managing Director, Apollo Media
Keith Porritt Executive Director of Commercial, UKTV

Matthew Postgate

Chief Technology Officer, BBC

Nik Powell

Director, National Film & Television School

Mark Selby

Visiting Professor, University of Surrey

Daniel Singer CEO, Mavens of London

Martin Stott

Head of Corporate & Regulatory Affair, Channel 5

Tim Suter

Communications Chambers

Claire Tavernier Founder & MD, StoryTechLife

Sarah Tierney

Founder and CEO, We Are Colony

Evan Todd


Nick Toon

VP UK Public Policy, Time Warner

Dimitra Tsingou COO, Protagonist Pictures
Aki Tsuchiya Managing Director, Streamhub

Jo Twist


Keith Underwood

Director of Strategy & Technology, Channel 4

Natalie Usher Director of Film and Media, Creative Scotland
Malcolm Wall Malcolm Wall Media

David Wheeldon

Director of Public Affairs, Sky

Rebecca Winch Head of Production, The Project Factory

Adrian Wootton

CEO, Film London and British Film Commission

Jane Wright



Permanent Observers


David Mahoney

Director, Policy Development: Strategy, International,
Technology and Economists (SITE), Ofcom