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...
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...
John Fulton, Baron Fulton
John Scott Fulton, Baron Fulton (27 May 1902 – 14 March 1986) was a British university administrator and public servant. In education, he served as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Wales and of th...
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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...
Arthur fforde
Sir Arthur Frederic Brownlow fforde, GBE, (23 August 1900 – 1985) was an English solicitor, civil servant, headmaster, writer and businessman. The surname fforde is spelled with two lowercase F's.Arth...
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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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...
Gavyn Davies
Gavyn Davies, OBE (born 27 November 1950) is a former Goldman Sachs partner and multi-millionaire who was the chairman of the BBC from 2001 until 2004. On 28 January 2004 he announced that he was resi...
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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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...
Paul Wilson, Baron Wilson of High Wray
Paul Norman Wilson, Baron Wilson of High Wray OBE DSC KStJ (24 October 1908 – 24 February 1980) was a British engineer, Lord Lieutenant of Westmorland (1965 to 1974) and of Cumbria (1974 to 1980) and...
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...
Richard Tait
Richard Tait CBE is a British journalist and Professor of Journalism at Cardiff University. He has been a member of the BBC Trust, the governing body of the British Broadcasting Corporation.Tait is a ...
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...
Learie Constantine
Learie Nicholas Constantine, Baron Constantine, Kt. (21 September 1901 – 1 July 1971) was a West Indian cricketer, lawyer and politician who served as Trinidad's High Commissioner to the United K...
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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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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...
Richard Ryder, Baron Ryder of Wensum
Richard Andrew Ryder, Baron Ryder of Wensum, OBE, PC (born 4 February 1949), is a British Conservative Party politician. A former Member of Parliament (MP) and government minister, he was made a life...
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...
Merfyn Jones
Merfyn Jones CBE is a historian, broadcaster, governor of the BBC and former vice-chancellor of Bangor University.He grew up and still lives in Gwynedd, Wales.He is an historian specialising in modern...
Caroline Bridgeman, Viscountess Bridgeman
Caroline Bridgeman, Viscountess Bridgeman DBE, JP (30 Jun 1873 -26 December 1961) was a British aristocrat, known as a political activist and churchwoman.
Born Caroline Beatrix Parker to Hon. Ceci...
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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...
Ian Fraser, Baron Fraser of Lonsdale
William Jocelyn Ian Fraser, Baron Fraser of Lonsdale, CH, CBE, (30 August 1897 – 19 December 1974), known as Ian Fraser, was a British Conservative Party politician, a Governor of the BBC, a suc...