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John Willis

Job title

Chair of Governors, Independent Governor


John Willis is one of the best known figures in the television industry. He held the position as Chairman of BAFTA between 2012 – 2014 and then as its Deputy Chairman until 2016. He was appointed Chair of the One World Media in September 2014 and has served in a long list of high profile roles including Director of Programmes at Channel 4, Managing Director of LWT and United Productions, Vice President of National Programmes at WGBH and BBC’s Director of Factual and Learning. He is currently Chairman of Mentorn and Group Creative Director of Tinopolis.