Anne Morrison is the chair of BAFTA, the leading charity in the UK supporting, developing and promoting the art forms of the moving image. It celebrates excellence through its awards ceremonies and stages over 250 events a year, sharing insights from the best practitioners in film, television and games. She is the second woman to chair the Academy in its 67 year history. Until 2014 she was Director of the BBC Academy which she launched in 2009. It is the BBC’s centre for training and houses the Colleges of Journalism, Production, Leadership and Technology. Previously Programme Director of the Network Supply Review, Anne’s background is principally in television production starting as a producer/director and rising to become Controller, Documentaries and Contemporary Factual at the BBC responsible for 1000 staff and over £100 million in programme budgets. Under her leadership, programmes as diverse as Dunkirk, The Secret Policeman, The Queen’s Golden Jubilee, One Life, Mischief and What Not To Wear were made and Top Gear was re-launched.