James Leaton Gray

Head of Information Policy and Compliance
British Broadcasting Corporation

James Leaton Gray heads the BBC’s Information Policy and Compliance Department, in the legal section of the BBC’s finance and business group. He oversees the operation of the corporation’s systems for compliance with the Data Protection and Freedom of Information Acts, amongst others.

Leaton Gray has been working in broadcasting, mainly for the BBC, for over 30 years. He has worked in a wide variety of management roles. Before joining the operations group, he was a programme maker and spent much of his time in political journalism.

Leaton Gray is a former chairman of the Strategic Planning Society, and is a member of the Royal Television Society and the Radio Academy. He is also on the editorial board of Data Protection Law & Policy.  

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