Anne Foster has been appointed as the BBC’s Head of Workforce Diversity & Inclusion to help strengthen the BBC’s drive to be the best place to work in the media industry.
She will be responsible for implementing strategies which ensure the BBC is a modern and diverse workplace, committed to promoting and ensuring inclusion and valuing diversity at all levels of the organisation.
She will work closely with June Sarpong, who was recently appointed as the BBC’s Director of Creative Diversity and who will lead work to increase representation on air and ensure that BBC content reflects the public it serves.
Foster joins the BBC from Sony Pictures Entertainment where she held the position of Director of Diversity, Leadership and Organisational Development. She was previously Head of Diversity and Inclusion at the House of Commons.