Sir Peter Bazalgette
Non-Executive Chair at ITV
Sir Peter Bazalgette is Non-Executive Chair, ITV, and also chairs LoveCrafts, an online retailer. He recently led an independent review into the UK’s creative industries as part of the Government’s new Industrial Strategy. In September 2017, Peter was appointed as a Non-Executive Board Member of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). Peter also serves on the Advisory Boards of advertiser BBH and market researchers YouGov.
Peter is currently Chair of the Baillie Gifford Non-Fiction Book Prize Trustees. Until recently he led HM Government’s Holocaust Memorial Foundation. From 2013 until 2017 he was Chair of Arts Council England. He has also been a Non-Executive Director of the DCMS, President of the Royal Television Society and a Board Member for Channel 4. As Chief Creative Officer of the TV producer, Endemol, Peter created several internationally successful TV entertainment formats.
Peter’s book about the business of TV formats, Billion Dollar Game (Time Warner), came out in 2005, and in 2017 he published The Empathy Instinct (John Murray).