Honorary graduates

2018

Anne Morrison - Chair of BAFTA's International Committee

Honorary Degree of Doctor of Arts in recognition of her significant contribution to broadcasting, television and the arts.

Anne Morrison

Anne Morrison is Chair of Pearson College, London, and of BAFTA’s International Committee. She was formerly Chair of BAFTA itself – only the second woman to hold the position. She is on the boards of Women in Film and Television, and London and Partners, and is a trustee of the Watersprite Student Film Festival and of the Charleston Trust.

Anne frequently speaks internationally on issues such as diversity, employability, creativity, and the empowerment of women. She has been committed to the development of new talent throughout her entire career, and until 2014 she was the Director of the BBC Academy.

In her television career, Anne worked as a producer and director and held senior management positions for 20 years. She was responsible for hundreds of hours of factual television, including award-winning programmes such as Dunkirk, The Secret Policeman, The Queen’s Golden Jubilee, One Life, What Not To Wear, and Top Gear.

 

 

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