Marcus Ryder MBE
Marcus Ryder is CEO of the Film & TV Charity. He was previously Head of External Consultancies at the Sir Lenny Henry Centre for Media Diversity which was set up to explore and increase diversity across the industry including journalism, acting, film, TV and radio in both front-of-house and behind the scenes roles.
He has spent over 25 years working in the media across the world including eight years as a senior executive at the BBC, winning numerous industry awards - from BAFTAs to Royal Television Society Awards and Foreign Press Association Awards. He has previously held the position of Chair of the Royal Television Society Diversity Committee and is currently a trustee at the Press Pad Charitable Foundation.