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Peter Block

University of Westminster
Course leader Global Media Business MA
Peter is the course leader for the international MA in Global Media Business at the University of Westminster. He is also an independent consultant in all about Talent a company established to assist organisations with their people development, particularly in the UK television industry. Until 2011 he was the Chief Executive Officer of the Broadcast Equality & Training Regulator (BETR). Prior to that, for ten years he managed a global media development department in the Business Consulting Services of IBM and held several posts in PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting. Peter began his career in broadcasting as a trainee at Thames TV. He went on to be an owner/manager of three production companies specialising in location recording, computer graphics and post-production. In academic roles he established and managed a Media Production BA at West Herts College and a MA degree in Media Management at the University of Hertfordshire. His book Managing in the Media was written to support these programmes. Currently he is conducting research for a PhD on UK Government Skills Policy and its impact on the UK Broadcast Industry. He runs occasional short courses on managing creative teams based on this research. He writes regular articles on management and leadership issues available at:-http://allabouttalent.wordpress.com/ and Twitter:@allabouttalent.