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Alice Webb is Director, BBC Children’s, responsible for the UK’s two most popular networks for our youngest audiences, CBeebies and CBBC.
Formerly, Chief Operating Officer (COO), BBC England, Alice was responsible for overseeing all aspects of technology, people, workspace, migration and future ways of working across the BBC sites in Salford, Bristol and Birmingham. This included orchestrating the successful move of key BBC departments including Sport, BBC Children’s, 5 live and BBC Learning to Salford, in the biggest BBC move outside London in its history.
Alice joined the BBC a decade ago from PA Consulting Group where she worked with organisations including Orange, The Cabinet Office, Reuters and Deutsche Bank.
Alice is also a Chartered Civil Engineer, spending her early career working on large scale construction projects across the UK and internationally.
Alice is a Trustee of the Greater Manchester Art Centre (Home) and is a member of BAFTA.
Changing Channels: Commissioner Conversation with the BBC
BBC Children’s new Director Alice Webb in her first major public announcement, four months into her appointment, will present her vision for the department’s future strategy. Then, in a session moderated by Stewart Clarke, Editor of TBI magazine, learn about CBBC and CBeebies’ current successes, challenges and editorial needs from the two…
Opening Session: Game Change
Using the Question Time format senior figures debate the changing media landscape and its possible affects on regulation, PSB and the children's audience.