Dame Liz Forgan DBE FBA

Dame Liz Forgan was appointed to the British Museum board in October 2008 and reappointed for a second four year term in October 2012.

Liz Forgan was formerly Managing Director of BBC Radio. Following an early career in journalism, she moved to television with the start of Channel 4 where she became Director of Programmes at Channel 4. She joined the BBC in 1993.

Liz Forgan was Chair of the National Heritage Memorial Fund and the Heritage Lottery Fund between April 2001 and September 2008 and Chair of Arts Council England from February 2009 to January 2013. She is currently Chair of the Scott Trust, the National Youth Orchestra and the Bristol Old Vic Theatre.


Dame Liz Forgan DBE