Graham Plumb - BBC

Graham Plumb is the Head of Distribution Technology for the BBC. Having gained a First in Engineering from Clare College, Cambridge (MA Cantab), he joined BBC in 1986. He initially worked in BBC R&D on the technical development of the systems for digital radio and digital television (including managing the BBC project to develop the frequency plan for the current digital terrestrial television network). While at BBC R&D, he was also involved in early research work into High Definition TV, the development of early digital audio editors and improvements to studio acoustics. Within BBC Strategy, he worked towards the launch of Freeview and more recently has been involved with developing the BBC's distribution strategy for HDTV.