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The Board and Staff

Meet our BAFTA Los Angeles Board of Directors and Staff

The BAFTA Los Angeles Board of Directors are Members who have volunteered to donate their time and expertise to our organization, with a focus on setting the overall strategy, policy and direction for BAFTA Los Angeles.

Our full-time Staff consists of a small number of dedicated and talented individuals, who work alongside our Board and together are responsible for the extensive programs, events and initiatives that we present.

All Members are encouraged to support our work and contribute to the continued growth of BAFTA Los Angeles by joining our various Committees.

Board of Directors

Chairman of the Board

  • Kieran Breen

Co-Deputy Chairs

  • Ian Jessel
  • Peter Morris


  • Gary Goldberger


  • Philip Cross

The Board of Directors

  • Bonnie Arnold
  • Adam Bialow
  • Andy Bird, CBE
  • Bryony Foster
  • Paul Heller
  • James Knight
  • Vivian Mayer
  • Stewart Till, CBE
  • Richard Thompson
  • Beverley Ward



Chantal Rickards

Matthew Wiseman

Rosalyn Hummel

Pete Modeste

Lisa Ogdie

Ciarán Toner

Wayne Watkins

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Operating Officer

Administrative Assistant

Financial Controller

Membership & Talent Development Manager

Content & New Talent Manager

Vice President of Partnerships


Honorary Director

  • Chris O'Connor


  • Peter Beale
  • Michael Oliver
  • Marion Rosenberg, OBE

 The Board of Governors

  • Barbara Broccoli, OBE
  • Sir Michael Caine, CBE
  • Anthony Hopkins
  • George Lucas
  • Sir Alan Parker, CBE
  • Arnold Schwartzman, OBE
  • Martin Scorsese
  • Steven Spielberg, KBE