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Ken MacQuarrie

Director, Nations & Regions
As Director of Nations and Regions, Ken MacQuarrie is responsible for bringing together and enhancing the BBC’s offer to the nations and regions of the UK. Before his appointment in September 2016, he had been Director of BBC Scotland since 2009. He had been Controller since 2004 and Head of Programmes from 2000, where he had responsibility for production and commissioning of all BBC output broadcast in Scotland on TV, radio and online. He began his career at the BBC as a researcher at BBC Scotland in 1975. He went on to work as a radio producer for BBC Highland before transferring to television in 1979, where he worked as a producer in Glasgow. In 1992, he became both Head of Gaelic and Features and of Children’s at BBC Scotland. Four years later, he was appointed Head of Broadcast and in 2000 became Head of Programmes. He is currently a member of the IPI Executive Board, an Executive Board member of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and a Vice-President of the Royal Television Society (RTS).
Ken MacQuarrie is an IPI member.