OE Anna Mallett (1992), previously Director and Project Lead for the BBC Production Proposals, was appointed Chief Operating Officer for BBC Studios, the BBC’s production arm. As COO, Anna oversees all operational elements of the new pan UK division, bringing together business and technology activities and working closely with operations, finance, production management and commercial colleagues across the BBC. She will play a key role in the creation of the new BBC Studios Division, leading a culture focused on delivering bold, British creative content for audiences. Anna was previously CEO of BBC Studios and Post Production Ltd, the commercial subsidiary of the BBC providing studios, post production and digital media services to the media industry, where she oversaw considerable business change, including relocating the company’s business operations to Elstree. She has been part of the BBC’s senior leadership team since 2006, and from 2008 was Controller of Business Strategy, responsible for the BBC's overall commercial, distribution and platform strategy. Before joining the BBC Anna worked for seven years at the Boston Consultant Group in London.