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Sir Peter Bazalgette : Chair

Sir Peter Bazalgette

Sir Peter Bazalgette is chair of Arts Council England and former chair of English National Opera.

He has raised funds for arts and media organisations, notably as chair of The Crossness Engines Trust (a steam museum) and as deputy chair of The National Film and Television School.

Sir Peter also has a number of media interests, serving on the Boards of market researcher YouGov, and digital advertiser MirriAd and is on the Advisory Board of BBH.  In TV he is the president of The Royal Television Society and a non-executive director of ITV. He previously served as the Chief Creative Officer of Endemol and devised several internationally successful television formats. He was also a non-executive director of DCMS. Sir Peter also writes a regular food column for the Financial Times.

Term of appointment: 1 February 2013 - 31 January 2017

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