Posted on 17th January 2024

Matt Scarff appointed Managing Director of BAFTA albert

We’re proud to announce that Interim Managing Director of BAFTA albert, Matt Scarff will take on the role of Managing Director permanently and with immediate effect.

With his appointment Matt brings over 30 years’ experience in the media and entertainment industry, spanning leading broadcasters and producers including ITV, SKY, UKTV, BBC and Merlin Entertainments.

Over the last three months I’ve witnessed the incredible opportunity that BAFTA albert has to create genuine change within the screen industry. The appetite for environmental change
within the industry is obvious and the strategy we have in place at albert is perfectly placed
to help make the changes we need to protect the future of our planet

— Matt Scarff, Managing Director, BAFTA albert

BAFTA albert has a unique opportunity to spearhead meaningful change in the screen industry to tackle the growing environmental challenges we face. I am thrilled that Matt has agreed to take on the role of Managing Director permanently and believe his experience and passion are exactly what is needed to supercharge the work of albert and take it to the next level.

— Jane Millichip, BAFTA CEO

Throughout his career Matt has been a staunch advocate for sustainability, playing a key role in ITV Creative’s achievement of the albert Sustainable Certification for its eco-friendly approach to productions and campaigns.

Check out the team Matt will be leading over at albert’s team page.