TSV Founder Appointed To New BBC Diversity And Inclusion Board

TSV founder and CEO Solomon Elliott will be joining by June Sarpong, Adele Patrick, Tanya Motie and Geoff Norcott.

Our founder and CEO Solomon Elliott has been appointed a member of a new Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Board by the BBC.

The primary aim of the board is to advise the BBC on portrayal’s of all UK communities on air, and its representation of them in the workforce.

Director General, Tony Hall, commented, “The BBC must represent the widest range of stories, faces and voices on screen, on air and behind the camera. The combined knowledge, experience and skills of our new Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Group will provide a fresh perspective on our ambitions. Tom Ilube has a great passion for diversity and inclusion, so I’m delighted that he is taking up this role for the BBC.”

Chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Group, Tom Ilube, added, “I want to support the BBC’s ambition to be the most creative broadcaster in the world. To do this it needs to truly reflect the diversity of all its audiences, both on screen and behind the camera. The new Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Group will have some very honest and open conversations about where we are now and where we need to be. I can’t wait to get started.”

The advisory board held their first meeting on 1st May 2019, and will fulfil a two-year period initially.