James Heath, director of policy, BBC

As director of policy at the BBC, James Heath oversees public policy development, government relations and regulatory affairs at UK and EU levels. Previously, James was head of policy & regulation at the BBC and, before that, head of strategy for the BBC’s Journalism Division, advising on portfolio strategy for its news, sport and local services.

James has also worked as a policy/public affairs advisor at ITV/Granada plc, the British Chambers of Commerce and the Labour Party.

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