Gurdip Bhangoo Head of Digital Skills & Technology at BBC Academy

Gurdip Bhangoo

As Head of Digital Skills & Technology at BBC Academy, Gurdip looks after the training and skills needs for BBC staff and the wider freelance broadcast industry in digital skills, social media and technology.

He also manages a number of pan-BBC strategic skills and learning projects and leads external partnerships with ScreenSkills, NFTS, Arts Council and the BFI.

Before working with the Academy, Gurdip forged a successful production career as Executive Producer in BBC Factual, CBBC and BBC Worldwide. As Senior Vice President & Head of Programmes for Sony Pictures in Mumbai he commissioned and adapted global entertainment formats such as Pop Idol, Dancing With The Stars, and I’m A Celebrity.