Margaret Scott appointed Chair of BAFTA Scotland

We are delighted to announce that Margaret Scott, Joint Managing Director of TRCmedia, has been appointed as BAFTA Scotland Chair.

The BAFTA Scotland committee is made up of key industry experts from across the country working in Film, Television and Games. BAFTA Scotland’s output relies on the expertise, knowledge and hard work of these individuals elected to the committee.

Margaret has over 26 years’ experience as a senior executive in the broadcast and digital media industry. She has previously worked with Shed Media Scotland, MNE Media and prior to this was Director of Nations and Regions for Pact. She is now Joint Managing Director of TRCmedia, along with Claire Scally, and draws on her extensive experience and industry knowledge to support the growth of the Creative Industries in Scotland through training and development. Margaret has been an active member since BAFTA Scotland’s inception and she is looking forward to working with the committee and team.

Jude MacLaverty, Director of BAFTA Scotland, says:

“We thank Ian MacKenzie for all his hard work over the past year and wish him well in his new life in the US. We are thrilled to announce Margaret Scott as the new Chair of BAFTA Scotland. She is a highly respected figure in the industry, with a wealth of experience to apply to the role. The build-up for the British Academy Scotland Awards 2017 has already begun, coupled with Margaret’s election, we’re looking forward to a bright, ambitious year for BAFTA Scotland.”

The full BAFTA Scotland committee 2017-2018 can be found on the BAFTA Scotland website.