Suzanne joined UKTV in June 2019 as Chief Financial Officer. Reporting directly to CEO, Marcus Arthur, Suzanne is responsible for all financial decision-making at the company, playing a lead role in influencing and driving the performance and commercial growth of the business.
She also works closely with the creative side of the business, ensuring that finance supports and nurtures innovative growth through investment in new content.
Suzanne holds a dual role at BBC Studios where she is the Finance Director for the UK Region and Global Operations. She joined BBC Studios (formally BBC Worldwide) 10 years ago in the position of BBC Worldwide Channels Finance Director. She has also served as a Non-Executive Director of UKTV from Dec 2016 - Sep 2018 (serving on the Board, Remuneration Committee and Audit Committee) and was the Interim Group CFO for BBCS Jan-June 2016.
Prior to this, she held international roles in the media sector since 1999, working for US media companies including Warner Bros where she was VP of Financial Planning and Analysis for the international Home Entertainment Division, covering all non US Sales for DVD, Digital VOD and Gaming. Before that she was the CFO for UK and EMEA at Discovery Communications Inc and she spent her early career as Financial Controller at Quantum International Ltd. Prior to working in the media sector, Suzanne held finance positions in National Air Traffic Services and the Civil Aviation Authority.