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Ofcom appoints two new board members

Ofcom has appointed British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) chairman Maggie Carver and financial analyst Angela Dean to its board.

Maggie Carver

Alongside her BBFC role, Carver is also chair of the and the Racecourse Association and has held a number of media industry roles – including sitting on the boards of ITN and Channel 5. She started her career in investment banking.

Dean was formerly a managing director at Morgan Stanley, heading up its global technology research team, and was a financial analyst of European communications and technology companies for almost 20 years.

She is currently also chair of language organisation the International House Trust and is a member of Council of King’s College London, and a trustee of York Museums Trust. Previously, Dean was a trustee of the Heritage Lottery Fund and a former member of the Museums, Archives and Libraries Council.

Both have been appointed to the Ofcom board for a four-year period, commencing 30 September 2018.

“I am delighted to welcome Maggie and Angela to the Ofcom Board,” said Ofcom chairman, Terry Burns. “Their extensive experience, including in media and technology, will be a huge asset to Ofcom as we work to ensure people get the most from communications services. I look forward to working with them both.”