Tim Davie Discusses His Role in The BBC’s International Brand and Editorial Strategy

24 January 2017

Students at Winston Churchill School heard a passionate and inspiring talk from the Chief Executive of BBC Worldwide.

Tim Davie spoke about his current role in developing the corporation’s international brand and editorial strategy.

He talked briefly about his role as acting Director General of the BBC in 2012 and focused on the time he was director of BBC Audio & Music, where he had overall responsibility for Radios 1, 2, 3, and 4, as well as for the BBC digital stations 6 Music, 1Extra and Radio 4 Extra.


Tim visited the school to give his talk to 240 Year 8 and Year 9 pupils. At the end of his talk, Tim opened up the session to the students and was inundated with questions from an appreciative and enthusiastic audience.

More than just a school talk:

Following a meeting with the headteacher, Zoe Johnson Walker, Tim gave a 30-minute interview to Radio Woking from its studios in the school premises. He answered a wide range of questions from students Caitlin Harvey and Cleo Coffey for a programme that will be broadcast digitally.

Listen to the radio interview here.

Our thanks to Tim for giving up his time to visit Winston Churchill School and the staff and students for providing great questions!