Career Highlights

2019 - Present | Chairman


2010 - 2018 | Chairman

Disasters Emergencies Committee

2007 - 2012 | Non-Executive Director

S4C & S4C Masnachol

2004 - 2010 | Non-Executive Chairman


2007 - 2008 | Editorial Strategy Adviser


2002 - 2007 | Chief Executive News and Regions


2002 - 2004 | Managing Director

ITV Network Ltd

1996 - 2004 | Chief Executive

Carlton Television Ltd

1995 - 1996 | Managing Director

Central Television Ltd

1992 - 1994 | Managing Director

London News Network Ltd

1984 - 1992 | COO

Television South

1982 - 1984 | Editor in Chief


1978 - 1982 | News Desk; News Editor; Producer; Editor

Yorkshire Television

1972 - 1978 | Assistant Editor

Morning Telegraph

Aziz Mentor - UK

A seasoned Chairman with particular expertise in the media industry. Clive is an experienced chairman in both the private and public sector, with a long career at CEO level in the British media industry. He also offers profound knowledge of the charitable sector and the arts scene in Britain.

Specific Expertise

  • CSR
  • change management
  • governance
  • team building and decision making
  • diversity
  • press and public affairs
  • government relations and regulatory affairs

Career history

Following an early career in newspaper journalism, Clive went on to hold senior posts in Broadcasting for more than 30 years. He was Chief Executive of Central Television then subsequently Managing Director of the ITV Network. Clive led Carlton into the merger with Granada to create ITV plc. His final executive role in ITV was as Non-Executive Chairman of GMTV.

Current Portfolio

Since stepping back from full-time Corporate life, Clive enjoys his various roles as Chairman of:

  • 2 x ITV Pension funds (£5bn+)
  • Provenance Pictures
  • Sightsavers (3rd biggest charity in the UK)
  • Runnymede Trust
  • National Theatre Wales

He brings to all this his experience as former chairman of the Disasters Emergency Committee, the umbrella organisation that unites the UK’s fourteen biggest aid agencies.

Personal Interests




promotion of equality and fairness

everything Welsh

Key Influencers

“Sir Christopher Bland and Greg Dyke – both knew how to build management teams and empower their executives to make decisions and do their jobs.”

Mentoring Experience

“I have worked both formally and informally as a mentor to many different people throughout my braodcast career.”

Awards and recognition

  • Gold Medal of the Royal Television Society
  • CBE for services to broadcasting
  • Knighthood for services to humanitarian crises
  • Honorary doctorate of London Metropolitan University
  • Honorary visiting professor to Cardiff University