David Clementi


Tony Hall to step down as BBC director general

Tony Hall is to stand down as BBC director general this summer after seven years in the job. The surprise news was broken to BBC staff today in an email by Hall. Hall said: “It’s been such a hard decision for me. I love the BBC. I’m passionate about our values and the role we […]

BBC names new board members

The BBC has named the three executives that will join director general Tony Hall on its new board, along with five non-executive directors from outside the company. The three BBC execs that will join Hall are: deputy director-general Anne Bulford; executive director responsible for the nations and regions Ken MacQuarrie; and the CEO of the […]

Clementi confirmed as BBC chairman

David Clementi has been confirmed as the next chairman of British public broadcaster the BBC. The UK government has confirmed the former deputy governor of the Bank of England as its preferred candidate a day after news of his imminent appointment broke locally. He will in effect replace Rona Fairhead, who is chairman of the […]

New BBC chairman set to be named

The UK’s culture department is set to name a new chairman of public broadcaster the BBC. Former Bank of England and Virgin Money deputy governor David Clementi has been recommended for the post by an Department of Culture, Media and Sport panel, according to various reports. The hire will need approval from UK prime minister […]

Clementi report: watchdog ‘should regulate BBC’

The current system of governance of the BBC is “flawed” and the public broadcaster should be regulated directly by British media watchdog Ofcom, according to an independent review commissioned by the UK government. The report, which is part of the Government’s review of the BBC’s Royal Charter, recommends, in addition, that the BBC should should […]

UK government orders independent BBC review

The UK government has appointed former Virgin Money and Prudential chairman and former Bank of England deputy governor Sir David Clementi to head up an independent review into how the BBC is governed and regulated. The review will form part of the ongoing BBC Charter renewal process. Clementi has been tasked with coming up with […]