Board of Governors of the BBC
The Board of Governors of the BBC was the governing body of the British Broadcasting Corporation. It consisted of twelve people who together regulated the BBC and represented the interests of the publ...
Allan Powell
Sir (George) Allan Powell GBE (1 February 1876 – 24 January 1948) was Chairman of the BBC Board of Governors between 1939 and 1946. He was educated at Bancroft's School and at King's College London, a...
Heather Rabbatts
Heather Rabbatts CBE (born 6 December 1955) is a Jamaican-born British lawyer, businesswoman, and broadcaster, who rose to prominence as Chief Executive of the London Borough of Lambeth, the youngest ...
Sarah Hogg, Viscountess Hailsham
Sarah Hogg, Viscountess Hailsham (born 14 May 1946), Baroness Hogg in her own right, is an English economist and journalist.
She was born as Sarah Elizabeth Mary Boyd-Carpenter, her father being J...
Robert Smith, Baron Smith of Kelvin
Robert Haldane Smith, Baron Smith of Kelvin (born 8 August 1944 at Glasgow) is a British businessman and former Governor of the British Broadcasting Corporation. Smith was knighted in 1999, appointed...
Ashley Clarke
Sir Ashley Clarke GCMG GCVO FSA (26 June 1903 – 20 January 1994) was a British diplomat who was ambassador to Italy. Later he was chairman of the Venice in Peril Fund.
Henry Ashley Clarke was educ...
Deborah Bull
Deborah Bull, CBE (born 22 March 1963) is an English dancer, writer, and broadcaster and former creative director of the Royal Opera House. Since 2012 she has been Director, Cultural Partnerships at K...
John Colville, 1st Baron Clydesmuir
Colonel David John Colville, 1st Baron Clydesmuir PC GCIE (13 February 1894 – 31 October 1954) was a Scottish Unionist politician, and industrialist. He was director of his family's steel and i...
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Janet Neel Cohen, Baroness Cohen of Pimlico
Janet Neel Cohen, Baroness Cohen of Pimlico (b. 4 July 1940) is a British lawyer and crime fiction writer. She is the daughter of George Edric Neel and Mary Isabel Budge. She was educated at South Ham...
George Villiers, 6th Earl of Clarendon
George Herbert Hyde Villiers, 6th Earl of Clarendon, (7 June 1877 – 13 December 1955), styled Lord Hyde from 1877 to 1914, was a British Conservative politician from the Villiers family. He served as...
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Philip Inman, 1st Baron Inman
Philip Albert Inman, 1st Baron Inman PC (12 June 1892 – 26 August 1979) was a British Labour politician.
Inman was the son of Philip Inman (d. 1894), of Knaresborough, Yorkshire, by his wife...
William Rees-Mogg
William Rees-Mogg, Baron Rees-Mogg (14 July 1928 – 29 December 2012) was an English journalist and public servant. He served as editor of The Times (1967–81), chairman of the Arts Counc...
Hugh Greene
Sir Hugh Carleton Greene KCMG, OBE (15 November 1910 – 19 February 1987) was a British journalist and television executive. He was Director-General of the BBC from 1960 to 1969, and is generally...
Pauline Neville-Jones, Baroness Neville-Jones
Lilian Pauline Neville-Jones, Baroness Neville-Jones (born 2 November 1939) is a former BBC Governor and Chairman of the British Joint Intelligence Committee (JIC). Before her elevation to the Peerag...
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Michael Grade
Michael Ian Grade, Baron Grade of Yarmouth, CBE (born 8 March 1943) is an English television executive and businessman. He was chairman of the BBC from 2004 to 2006 and executive chairman of ITV plc f...
Christopher Bland
Sir (Francis) Christopher Buchan Bland (born 29 May 1938) is a British businessman and politician. He was Deputy Chairman of the Independent Television Authority (1972), which was renamed the Indepen...
Denis Greenhill, Baron Greenhill of Harrow
Denis Arthur Greenhill, Baron Greenhill of Harrow, GCMG, OBE (1913–2000) was the British Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and Head of the Diplomatic Service from 1969 to 19...
P. D. James
Phyllis Dorothy James, Baroness James of Holland Park, OBE, FRSA, FRSL (3 August 1920 – 27 November 2014), known as P. D. James, was an English crime writer. She rose to fame for her se...
George Howard, Baron Howard of Henderskelfe
Major George Anthony Geoffrey Howard, Baron Howard of Henderskelfe, JP (22 May 1920 – 27 November 1984) was a British politician, soldier and media man.Howard was a younger son of Geoffrey Howar...
Geoffrey Lloyd, Baron Geoffrey-Lloyd
Geoffrey William Geoffrey-Lloyd, Baron Geoffrey-Lloyd PC (17 January 1902 – 12 September 1984) was a British Conservative politician.
The eldest son of G. W. A. Lloyd of Newbury, Lloyd was ...
John Henry Whitley
John Henry Whitley (8 February 1866 – 3 February 1935), often known as J. H. Whitley, was a British politician.
Whitley was born in Halifax, Yorkshire, on 8 February 1866 son of Nathan Whitley (18...
Graham John Hills
Sir Graham Hills, FRSE (9 April 1926 – 9 February 2014) was a physical chemist, who was Principal of the University of Strathclyde and a Governor of the BBC. He was born in Southend-on-Sea, Essex and...
Jack Pease, 1st Baron Gainford
Joseph Albert "Jack" Pease, 1st Baron Gainford PC, DL, JP (17 January 1860 – 15 February 1943), known as Jack Pease before 1917, was a British businessman and Liberal politician. He was a member of H....
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Ranjit Sondhi
Ranjit Sondhi was a BBC Governor with responsibility for the English regions. First appointed in August 1998, his term of office was renewed for another four years in 2002 and finished in October 2006...
Jeremy Peat
Jeremy Peat, OBE (born March 1945) is a member of the Competition Commission and the Director of the David Hume Institute. He is a former member of the BBC Trust, the governing body of the British Br...
Anthony Salz
Sir Anthony Michael Vaughn Salz, a prominent solicitor, sat on the Board of Governors of the BBC and was Acting Chairman in 2006. Salz assumed the position on 1 August 2004 after the resignation of th...
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Lucy Faulkner
Lucy Barbara Ethel Faulkner, Lady Faulkner of Downpatrick CBE (1 July 1925 – 20 January 2012) was a Northern Irish journalist, unionist and peace advocate. Faulkner was the wife of the sixth and last ...
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Charles Mulholland, 4th Baron Dunleath
Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Edward Henry John Mulholland, 4th Baron Dunleath DL (1933–1993) was a politician in Northern Ireland.Mulholland studied at Eton College and the University of Cambridge...
Ruth Deech, Baroness Deech
Ruth Lynn Deech, Baroness Deech, DBE (née Fraenkel; born 29 April 1943, Clapham, London) is a British academic, lawyer and bioethicist, most noted for chairing the Human Fertilisation and Embryology A...
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Constantine v Imperial Hotels Ltd
Constantine v Imperial Hotels Ltd [1944] KB 693 is an English contract law case, concerning the implied duty of an innkeeper to accept accommodation to a guest unless for just cause.
In 1943, Lear...
Alexander Cadogan
Sir Alexander George Montagu Cadogan, OM, GCMG, KCB, PC (25 November 1884 – 9 July 1968) was a British diplomat and civil servant. He was Permanent Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs from 1938 ...
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