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The register of disclosable interests sets out the external interests and commitments of those who sit on Ofcom’s Boards, Committees and Panels, and the interests of their partners and any dependents.

Members that have declared interests in companies regulated by Ofcom have provided assurances that they will not trade these shares while they remain a member of one of Ofcom’s Boards, Committees or Panels.

NameBoard/CommitteeStatusInterests
Michael GradeOfcom BoardChair
  • TBC shortly
People Committee Member
Risk and Audit CommitteeAttendee
Melanie Dawes Ofcom Board Executive Member
  • Member of the Racial Justice Commission (an independent body appointed by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York)
People Committee Attendee
Risk and Audit Committee Attendee
Maggie Carver Ofcom Board Deputy Chair 
  • Chair of the Licoricia of Winchester Appeal (a small charity)
People Committee Member
Risk and Audit Committee Member
Content BoardChair
Graham Mather Ofcom Board Member
  • President of the European Policy Forum and Chairman of its Regulatory Best Practice Group
  • Director, Greenham Community Trust Limited
  • Director, Pelican Cancer Foundation
  • Member of the Board of the Office of Rail and Road
  • Member of HM Treasury's Finance Review Expert Panel
People Committee Member
Ben Verwaayen Ofcom Board Member
  • Chair of Renewi Limited
  • Non-Executive Director of Akamai
People Committee Chairman
Bob Downes Ofcom Board Member for Scotland and Interim Member for Northern Ireland
  • Chair of the Scottish Environment Protection Agency
  • Chair of Cryptic, Glasgow
  • Non-Executive Director of Kube Networks
  • Chair of the Independent Oversight Board for Ireland’s Commission for Communications’ regulation
  • Shareholder, small number of shares in a regulated company held on a non-trading basis
Content Board Member
People Committee Member
Advisory Committee for Scotland Attendee
Election CommitteeInterim Chair
Angela Dean Ofcom Board Member
  • Chair of International House Trust
  • Vice Chair of the Council of King’s College London
  • Trustee of York Museums Trust
  • A Senior Independent Panel Member for Public Appointments
People Committee Member
Risk and Audit Committee Chair
David Jones Ofcom Board Member
  • Non-executive director of Ofwat
  • Non-executive director of the Board of Qualifications, Wales
  • Sole director and sole shareholder of Public Services Digital Limited (company used for consultancy services)
  • Member of Cardiff University’s Executive Education Team teaching the Digital Leadership section of an MBA course
  • Guest lecturer at Cardiff University
  • Member of the Technology Connected Leadership Council
  • Small shareholder of Enclave
  • Provides informal assistance to the Welsh Government on cyber security
People Committee Member
Risk and Audit Committee Member
Advisory Committee for WalesAttendee
Karen BaxterOfcom BoardMember
  • None
People CommitteeMember
Advisory Committee for Northern IrelandAttendee
Kevin Bakhurst Ofcom Board Executive Member
  • Member of the BBC Pension scheme
Content Board Executive Member
Lindsey Fussell Ofcom Board Executive Member
  • None
Monisha Shah Content Board Member
  • Director of Hogerty Hill Limited (media consultancy company)
  • Trustee of the Art Fund
  • Board Member of the Office for Students
  • Independent Member of the Queen's Counsel Appointments Panel
  • Senior Independent Member (Chair) of the Arts and Humanities Research Council
  • Chair of Wikimedia UK
  • Dependant child holds small shareholding in Royal Mail
  • Member of the BBC Pension Scheme
  • Trustee of Caterham School
  • Trustee of the Royal Collection Trust
  • Partner is Chair of Synchronicity Films
  • Partner is a consultant at Mara Media
  • Partner is a Non-Executive Director at Great Point Media
  • Partner is a Non-Executive Director at Program Buyer Ltd
  • Relative is controller of BBC Radio 4
  • Relative is Chief Executive of Juniper TV and a member of the Public Service Broadcasting Advisory Panel
Advisory Committee for England Attendee
Jonathan Baker Content Board Member
  • Chair of Trustees of the Science Media Centre
  • Consulting for the Arab States Broadcasting Union
  • In receipt of a BBC pension
Maggie Cunningham Content Board Member
  • Independent Member of the Edinburgh Festivals Forum
  • Chair of Kyle and Lochalsh Community Development Trust
  • Director of An Comann Gaidhealach
  • In receipt of a BBC pension
  • Discussion participant in five BBC Radio nan Gàidheal shows between September 2019 and November 2020
  • Provided voiceover services to a retrospective documentary on Charles Kennedy MP for BBC Alba
Advisory Committee for Scotland Attendee
Stephen Nuttall Content Board Member
  • Shareholder of Alphabet (the parent company of Google)
  • Member of the Royal Television Society
  • Voting member of BAFTA
  • Partner works for First Decide LLP
Alison Marsden Content Board Executive Member
  • Partner is employed part-time by Public Health England
  • Non-Executive Director appointment at the UK's statutory regulatory body for fertility treatment and embryo research, the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA)
Peter Horrocks Content Board Member
  • In receipt of a BBC pension
  • Attends the editorial board of N1, a group of news channels in the Balkans
  • Chair of Learna Ltd, a medical education business
Dekan Apajee Content Board Member
  • Member of the BBC pension scheme
  • Member of the National Union of Journalists
Kim Shillinglaw Content Board Member
  • Holds widely invested ISA funds which may contain fractional investments in regulated companies
  • Partner is a freelance executive producer
  • Trustee of Raspberry Pi Foundation
  • Advisor at Creative Access (Cardiff)
  • Advisor at the Arts and Humanities Research Council's Creative Industries Policy and Evidence Centre
  • Non-executive Director at Natural England
  • Non-executive Director at Natural Environment Research Council
  • Chair of Discovery Decade, a research project on UK R&D investment conducted by the Wellcome Trust and the Campaign for Science and Engineering
  • Non-executive Director at Curious Films
  • Non-executive Director of Axis Studio Group
Rachel Coldicutt Content Board Member
  • Lego Group plc (consultancy contract: advisor on a project exploring public and policy-makers’ attitudes to children’s life online)
  • Impact for Urban Health (consultancy contract regarding digital connectivity in Lambeth)
  • Trustee, Battersea Arts Centre (as an occasional producer of online and broadcast content)
  • Independent contractor, Salesforce
  • Member of technology advisory panel of the Information Commissioners’ Office
  • Provided written evidence on the request of the House of Lords to the Communications and Digital Committee
Tobin Ireland Content Board Member
  • Small pension fund holdings/investments in ITV plc, Vodafone and WPP plc
  • Special Industry Advisor to Mobile Marketing Association and World Health Organisation
  • Angel investor in European mobile, data, AI, and D2C start-ups
  • Non-executive/chairman on a range of technology and online companies
  • Non-executive Director at Cyan Forensics
  • Board advisor to Datavant
  • Co-founder and Director at MetaGravity
Ruth McElroyContent BoardMember
  • Chair of Ffilm Cymru
  • Co-Director of Clwstwr Creadigol
  • Senior Academic at the University of South Wales
Paula Carter Advisory Committee for England Chair
  • Non-executive director of the Port of London Authority
  • Non-executive director of Be the Business
  • Elected committee member of the Wine Society
  • Magistrate on the South East London Bench
  • In receipt of a pension from the BBC, ITV and Channel 4
  • Surrey representative on the Board of the Rugby Football Union
Emma Davison Advisory Committee for England Member
  • Employee at First Choice Homes Oldham

Alan Nunn

Advisory Committee for England Member
  • Employee and shareholder at CGI IT UK Ltd.
  • Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology
  • Member of the Institution of Telecommunications Professionals
  • Shareholder in BT
  • Deferred member of the BT pension scheme
  • Chairman of Tech UK 5G Ecosystem working group
  • Trustee at St Johns PCC
Mark Smith Advisory Committee for England Member
  • Board Member and Trustee of Henley Festival (Charitable Trust)
Aaqil Ahmed Advisory Committee for England Member
  • Non-executive director of the Advertising Standards Authority
  • Council member for Higher Education Funding Council Wales
  • Trustee of Muslim Aid
  • Sole trader at Amplify Consulting Ltd.
  • 2% stake in an ethical marketing start-up, The Shine Global
  • Senior Independent Panel Member for the Welsh Government Panel of Public Appointments
Matthew Littleford Advisory Committee for England Member
  • Member of BAFTA
  • Chair of The Reading Agency
  • Trustee for Paines Plough
  • Trustee for Frantic Assembly
  • Shareholder in ITV
  • Consultant at Jist Studios
  • Consultant at Resource Productions
Stephen Speirs Advisory Committee for Scotland Member
  • Shareholder in Cisco
Laura Anderson Advisory Committee for Scotland Member
  • Deputy Director of Organisational Transformation at Ofgem
Jess McBeath Advisory Committee for Scotland Member
  • Director and founder of Jess Ltd (online harms and digital citizenship consultancy)
  • Board member of Borders College Regional Board
  • Member of the National Digital Ethics Engagement Network
Elizabeth Partyka Advisory Committee for Scotland Member
  • Shareholder in STV Group PLC
  • Receives an STV pension
  • Non-Executive board member of Creative Scotland
Ashe HussainAdvisory Committee for ScotlandMember
  • Member of the Creative Scotland's Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Group
  • Part time employee at Film City Future, working on projects related to media
  • Freelance assessor at Film Hub Scotland
  • Member of the Royal Television Society
  • Member of BAFTA Scotland
  • In receipt of a BBC survivor's pension
Gerry CrawleyAdvisory Committee for ScotlandMember
  • Director of Critiqom
Hywel Wiliam Advisory Committee for Wales Chair       
  • Director of AIM Group (UK) Ltd
  • Administrator at RTS Wales Centre
  • Director of Games Development Show Ltd
  • Director of It's My Shout Ltd
  • External Validator at Cardiff and Vale College – Level 3 and 4 Media Apprenticeships
  • Part-time lecturer at Cardiff and Vale College
Tom CrickAdvisory Committee for WalesMember
  • Non-executive Director of Sector Development Wales Partnership (trading as Industry Wales)
  • Chartered Fellow and elected Member of Council at BCS (the Chartered Institute for IT)
  • Chartered Fellow at the Institution of Engineering and Technology
Angharad  EvansAdvisory Committee for WalesMember
  • Member of BAFTA
  • Member of Women in Film and Television
  • Limited consultancy work for S4C and BBC Studios relating to advice on employment contracts or licensing/rights agreements
  • Limited consultancy advice to independent production companies on general compliance with all relevant rules and regulations
Aled Eirug Advisory Committee for Wales Member
  • In receipt of a BBC pension
  • Independent adviser to the National Assembly for Wales Commission
  • Partner is employed by BBC Wales
Robert AndrewsAdvisory Committee for WalesMember
  • None
Carrie Matchett Advisory Committee for Northern Ireland Chair
  • Self-employed consultant, specialising in governance and strategy
  • Member of the BBC pension scheme
  • Holds a venture capital trust with Foresight
John Ellison Advisory Committee for Northern Ireland Member
  • Shareholder in BT
  • In receipt of a pension from BT
  • Member of Prospect
Alan Meban Advisory Committee for Northern Ireland Member
  • Shareholder in BT
  • Member of the BT Pension Scheme
  • Programme contributor on NvTv
  • Director of FactCheckNI
Michael WilsonAdvisory Committee for Northern IrelandMember
  • Shareholder in ITV
  • Director and owner of Beech Hill Consultancy Ltd
  • Chair of the Advisory Board at Isle of Media
  • Board Advisor at Actiphons Ltd
  • Advisor at RHCI Capital
  • Member of the Royal Television Society
  • Founder member of the Irish Film and Television Academy
  • Member of the Media Society
Angelina FuscoAdvisory Committee for Northern IrelandMember
  • Managing Director of Angelina Fusco Training
  • Board Member at Tourism NI
  • Member at St Anne's Pastoral Council
  • Member of the National Union of Journalists
  • Member of the Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Member of the Federation of Small Businesses
  • Member of the Charter Institute of Personnel and Development
  • Associate Trainer at Channel56
  • Relative is an employee at Capita in BBC Audience Services
Wendy Pilmer Community Radio Fund Panel Member
  • Runs her own consultancy which offers services to the industry, including the BBC
Mark JonesCommunity Radio Fund PanelMember
  • Member of the Community Media Association but does not hold any positions within the organisation
Olu BankoleCommunity Radio Fund PanelExecutive Member
  • Shareholding in a group holding company of a regulated company, held on a non-trading basis
  • Shareholding in one company not regulated by Ofcom (but involved in the communcations, media or postal sectors) held on a non-trading basis