About ITV

Management team

Julian Bellamy

Managing Director, ITV Studios

Julian joined ITV in 2014 as Managing Director of the studios business in the UK and was recently promoted to Managing Director of ITV Studios.

His previous roles included Creative Director and Head of Commissioning at Discovery Networks International, Head of Programming at Channel 4 and prior to that he ran BBC3 and E4. He also spent time as Channel 4's Head of Factual Entertainment and was a commissioning editor of Channel 4 News and Current Affairs.

Mary Fagan

Group Communications and Corporate Affairs Director

Mary Fagan joined ITV as Group Communications and Corporate Affairs Director on 24th January 2011 taking responsibility for ITV’s Corporate Communications and Programme Publicity teams as well as its Public Affairs operation.

Mary joined ITV from the Royal Mail Group, where she was Corporate and Government Affairs Director from December 2003. A respected Senior City and Industrial journalist with more than 20 years experience, Mary’s previous roles included Deputy City Editor of the Sunday Telegraph, Industrial Correspondent for the Independent and City Reporter at the Evening Standard.

Andrew Garard

Group Legal Director and Company Secretary

Andrew joined ITV as Group Legal Director and Company Secretary in November 2007. Previously Andrew was a Partner in the corporate department of LeBoeuf, Lamb's London office. Andrew's practice focused on mergers and acquisitions and projects primarily in the telecoms and media sectors in Europe, Asia and the US.

Prior to joining LeBoeuf, Lamb, Andrew was group general counsel and company secretary at Cable & Wireless PLC, where he was a member of the group executive responsible for global legal, at Reuters Group PLC as global head of legal and deputy general counsel based in the UK, and before that, general counsel Asia based in Hong Kong.

Ian Griffiths

Chief Operating Officer and Group Finance Director

Ian Griffiths became ITV’s Group Finance Director and a member of the Board of ITV plc in September 2008. From 1994 to 2008 Ian was at Emap plc where he held a number of senior finance roles, including the position of Group Finance Director from 2005 to 2008.

Ian’s early career was at Ernst and Young where he worked in the corporate finance team.

Kevin Lygo

Director of Television

Kevin joined ITV as Managing Director of ITV Studios in 2010 and became Director of Television in February 2016.

His previous roles included Director of Television and Content at Channel 4, Director of Programmes at Channel 5 and a number of positions at the BBC, including Head on Independent Commissioning for Entertainment.

David Osborn

Human Resources Director

David joined ITV as the Human Resources Director for ITV Studios in May 2011. David has gained previous experience in both the UK and internationally whilst working in a variety of businesses including EMI Music, Vodafone, Visa Europe and Marks & Spencer.

David was appointed to the Management Board in October 2014 as Group HRD and is responsible for delivering the group's People Strategy.

Simon Pitts

Managing Director, Online, Pay TV, Interactive & Technology

Simon joined ITV in 2000 and has held a range of roles across corporate strategy, general management, digital media, policy & regulation, and public affairs.

He was promoted to the ITV Management Board in the role of Director of Strategy and Transformation in January 2011, then to Director of Strategy and Technology in March 2013 to combine leadership of ITV's Technology and Broadcast Operations teams with implementation of ITV's overall strategic plan. He took on his most recent role in December 2014 with a remit to grow ITV's Online, Pay TV and Interactive businesses alongside continued leadership of the Technology Group. Simon also has responsibility for SDN, ITV’s digital multiplex business, and sits on the boards of news provider ITN and YouView, the connected television joint venture owned by the UK public service broadcasters, BT, Talk and Arqiva. Simon is also a Trustee of the Royal Television Society. Before ITV Simon worked in the European Parliament in Brussels where he specialised in media issues.

Rufus Radcliffe

Group Marketing and Research Director

Rufus Radcliffe joined ITV in August 2011 as Group Marketing and Research Director and was promoted to the Management Board in April 2017. He also sits on the Freeview Board and is a Fellow of the Marketing Society.

Before joining ITV, Rufus spent 10 years at Channel 4, and prior to that held various position at McCann Erickson and JWT.

Kelly Williams

Managing Director of Commercial

Kelly Williams joined ITV in August, 2011 as Group Commercial Director and was promoted to the Management Board as Managing Director of Commercial in December, 2014. He also sits on the Thinkbox Board and the BARB Strategy Board.

Before joining ITV, Kelly was Sales Director at Channel 5 and prior to that held various positions at UKTV, Sky and Thames Television.