Speaker profile


  • Mr Tim Davie
    Acting Director-General


  • Tim Davie was made Acting Director-General following the resignation of George Entwistle on 10 November 2012.
  • Before he took up the position of Acting Director-General, Tim was Director of BBC Audio & Music.
  • He was overall responsibility for BBC Radios 1, 2, 3, 4, and the BBC digital radio stations 1Xtra, 6Music, BBC 4Extra, and the Asian Network.
  • He also oversaw the three BBC orchestras in England, the BBC Singers, and the BBC Proms; classical music & performance television, factual radio and radio drama production are all within his remit, under the Audio and Music production department.
  • Tim was appointed to the role of Director, Audio & Music on the 1st September 2008.
  • He is a trustee of BBC Children in Need, board member of RAJAR and board member of Digital Radio UK.

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