Tim Davie
Tim Davie is Director of BBC Audio & Music.

He has overall responsibility for BBC Radios 1, 2, 3, 4 and the BBC digital-only stations 6 Music, 1Xtra, Radio 4 Extra (formerly Radio 7) and the Asian Network.

He also oversees the three BBC orchestras in England, the BBC Singers and the BBC Proms. Classical Music & Performance Television, Television Music Entertainment, Factual Radio and Radio Drama production are all within his remit, under the A&M Production department.

Tim was appointed to his current role on 1 September 2008.

Previously he was Director of the BBC's Marketing, Communications & Audiences division from April 2005 and before that Vice President, Marketing and Franchise, PepsiCo Europe.

He read English at Cambridge University and from there joined Procter and Gamble's marketing department, becoming a Brand Manager in 1991.

He is a member of the BBC's Executive Board, a trustee of BBC Children in Need, Board member of RAJAR and Board member of DRUK.

Tim is married with three young sons.

Blog Entries by Tim Davie

Radio Reunited - 90 Years of BBC Radio

(11) Comments | Posted 11 September 2012 | (00:00)

When the first BBC transmitter, known as 2LO, crackled into life on 14 November 1922, few could have guessed the impact that radio would have on our world. A few thousand enthusiasts, listening by headphones to primitive crystal radio sets, heard a news bulletin read by Arthur Burrows, the director...

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An Age-Old Question

(4) Comments | Posted 18 August 2012 | (00:00)

Next month, Radio 1 will make the biggest change to its schedule since announcing its plan to increase focus on younger listeners. Nick Grimshaw will take over the Radio 1 breakfast show from Chris Moyles in a move that has reignited a long-standing debate; should BBC radio stations target audiences...

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