Head of Compliance, BBC Worldwide, United Kingdom

Jane_rayJane Ray is a multi award winning documentary maker with more than 24 years of experience in the BBC. For several years she was Executive Producer of the investigative history series Document for which she won the Sony Gold Award for best News Programme in 2002 with "The Day They made it Rain". She followed this in 2003 with the Sony Gold for Best Feature for a history of bereavement called "On Saying Goodbye". She's won three other Sonys and was runner up for the prestigious Prix Italia with "Leaving Home". In 2003 she became an Editorial Policy advisor for the BBC specializing in factual TV programming. After this she devised and ran a training course for executive producers and then joined BBC Worldwide in November 2005 as their Head of Compliance, making her responsible for editorial compliance across 32 international channels in more than 295 million homes across the globe She is still in demand as an executive producer and mentor on highly sensitive programmes such as Islamic Faith Schools ("A Class Apart") Northern Irish Politics ("History's Witness" and "The Clonard Priest" ) and the politics of the environment movement ("The Ice-cream Man Cometh")